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Q: How many square feet of exhibit space does the Austin Convention Center have? 
A: 246,000 gross square footage - contiguous and column-free. This space can be divided into five halls.

Q: How many meeting rooms does the Convention Center have? 
A: There are 54 meeting rooms and show offices.

Q: What are the largest hotels surrounding the convention center? How many rooms? Meeting space? 

  • The Hilton Austin is adjacent to the convention center. The hotel offers 800 total rooms and 80,000 square feet of meeting space. 
  • The new JW Marriott Austin opened in early 2015 and is two blocks from the convention center, providing 1,012 rooms and 110,000 square feet of meeting space.
  • The new Fairmont Austin, opening in spring 2018, is adjacent and connected to the convention center. The hotel offers 1,048 rooms and 140,000 square feet of total meeting space.

Q: How many hotels rooms are within walking distance to the Convention Center? 
A: By 2019, there will be more than 11,000 total rooms downtown (40,000 in the Austin area).

Q: How old is the Austin Convention Center? 
A: The center was built in 1992 and expanded to 881,400 gross square feet in 2002.

Q: What are the average monthly temperatures in Austin? 
A: Normal average daily temperature: 65.4°F (18.9°C).

Q: What is the distance from the airport to downtown? 
A: It's a mere seven and a half miles, less than 15 minutes drive time.

Q: What are the transportation options from the airport to downtown? 
A: Your attendees have many convenient choices to get where they need to be.

  • Airport Flyer Bus Service
    • $1.75 one way bus service
    • Austin's Capitol Metro offers direct airport bus service via a dedicated route that travels between the airport and downtown, the Capitol and The University of Texas.
    • 512-474-1200
    • Toll-free: 800-474-1201
  • SuperShuttle
    • $14 (one way), $28 (round-trip from downtown)
    • 512-258-3826
    • Toll-Free: 800-258-3826
    • Group Sales: 512-929-3900
  • Taxi
    • $30 (one way from airport to downtown)

Q: How many restaurants are in downtown Austin? 
A: There are more than 200 restaurants, with a wide culinary range and many award-winning options.

Q: Is there a welcome program at the airport? 
A: Yes. Options such as banners, welcome stations, live music performances and special transportation accommodations can be arranged through Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Welcoming Services.