The Phoenix Convention Center, located in the heart of downtown Phoenix, welcomes more than one million guests each year from across the nation and all around the world. Travelers arriving from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will find a variety of convenient ground transportation options just minutes from the convention center and downtown Phoenix hotels.

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Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Located less than 3 miles from the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ!
Sky Harbor was recently ranked #2 in the country for dining!

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

Phoenix-Mesa Airport is located in Mesa, AZ, around 40 minutes from downtown Phoenix.         



Schedule your pick up and drop off in advance to save time! Limousines, taxis and shuttles serve all three airport terminals. Click here for details and contact information. 

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport offers an array of options for car rental, hosting more than 10 major rental-car companies out of the airport’s convenient Rental Car Center. A rental-car shuttle serves all companies from the airport to the center, making it easy to get where you need to go — conveniently and hassle-free. Learn more about renting a car at the airport.

Keep in mind that some car-rental companies do not have counters in the Rental Car Center. However, van pick-up for customers of those companies is available at the Rental Car Center as well, so regardless of your chosen rental company, one shuttle from the airport will get you on your way!


A westbound/northbound light rail station is located south of Symphony Hall on Washington Street between Second and Third streets. An eastbound light rail station also is located south of Symphony Hall on Jefferson Street between Third and Fourth streets.For specific Metro Light Rail transit information to and from Sky Harbor International Airport click here.

For more information about how to ride, maps and schedules and more visit

lyft and uber

Wherever you’re headed in the Phoenix Area, count on Lyft for rides in minutes. The Lyft app matches you with friendly local drivers at the tap of a button. Just request and go. After the ride, simply pay through your phone.

Book your Lyft ride here

Whether you’re headed to the airport or out on the town, Uber connects you with a reliable ride in minutes. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless.

Book your Uber ride here


If you’re looking for quick Point A-to-Point B transportation in downtown Phoenix, flag down one of the plentiful pedicabs.



Explore downtown Phoenix and beyond through Grid Bike Share. Anyone can rent out a bike through the Grid Bike Share website or mobile app. The cost is $5 an hour or $10 per week.

For more information including bike maps and a link to download the app, visit the Grid Bike Share website.


Ollie the Trolley offers tours of area attractions and is great option for getting around Scottsdale.

Dunn Transportation/Ollie the Trolley has been providing superior trolley charter services for over 30 years in the Phoenix Metropolitan area.


There are thousands of spaces in convenient garages close to businesses, attractions, shopping, restaurants and nightlife.

Hourly Parking

All public parking garages have hourly parking available with varying rates.


There is over 4,300 covered parking space at the Phoenix Convention Center. Both the North Building and West Building have parking garages attached and the other spaces are located in garages that are just one block from our building. The average daily parking rate is $12.