Airport Transportation

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is located about 20 miles from the Kansas City International Airport. Here are good transportation options:


SuperShuttle is an excellent, affordable option. The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is the first drop-off location coming from the airport on the route, and the last pick-up location when headed back to the airport.

We have arranged for a special discount for Convocation attendees to use this service upon arrival at the airport.

You can make your reservation online now. Or, you can call 1.800.BLUEVAN (258.3826) and give the agent the discount code XLS6H. (NOTE: There is a $3 fee for making a reservation over the phone with an agent.)

When arriving at the airport in Kansas City, collect your bags and then check in at the Ground Transportation office located just across from baggage claim. Specific instructions will be sent in your confirmation email after making your reservation.

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Other Transportation Options

  • Taxis are available via phones located in the airport terminal where they can be quickly dispatched from an on-site holding lot.
  • Uber and Lyft are excellent ride-share options.