Getting to the APS Convention
Sheraton Grand Chicago
301 E North Water Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Please see our hotel page to make reservations.
Plan Your Trip
Visitors information is available through Choose Chicago.
Traveling From Outside of the U.S.
Information for attendees coming from outside of the U.S. can be found in the following places:
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Transportation and Security Administration
Chicago Transit Authority
The Chicago Transit Authority is the City’s train and bus system. The Red Line stop at Grand/State Street station is within walking distance and has routes to the north side (Wrigley Field) and the south side (US Cellular Field, Chinatown) of Chicago.
The Blue and Orange Lines are within 1.2 miles of the hotel at the Clark/Lake CTA station.
From Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
Distance from Hotel: 17.6 miles
Follow signs to downtown Chicago, also I-90 East (the Kennedy Expressway). I-90 joins I-94. Continue on I-90/I-94 East to downtown. Exit on Ohio Street. Proceed eleven blocks East on Ohio Street. Turn right at Fairbanks/Columbus Drive. Go three blocks South and the hotel is on the left side.
Please see the airport’s transportation page for more information on public transportation from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
From Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
Distance from Hotel: 12.8 miles
Take Cicero Avenue north to I-55 (Stevenson Expressway) to Chicago. From I-55 there are two options.
Option A: Take Cicero North to I-55 to Chicago.
Option B: Follow signs to Lake Shore Drive North. Take Lake Shore Drive to Grand Avenue West. Exit at Grand/Illinois Street. Proceed three blocks West to Columbus Drive. Turn left on Columbus Drive. The hotel will be three blocks ahead on the left.
Option C: When nearing downtown, take I-90/I-94 West towards O’Hare. Exit Ohio Street. Proceed eleven blocks East on Ohio Street. Turn right at Fairbanks/Columbus Drive. Go three blocks South and the hotel is on the left side.
Please see the airport’s transportation page for more information on public transportation from Chicago Midway Airport
Local Taxis from the Airports
Taxis will cost between $25 and $40 from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and between $35 and $50 from Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
By Rental Car
Rental car companies operating at or near Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Chicago Midway Airport:
Off-site parking is available at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Off-site parking is $60 (car), $70 (SUV) and $85 (oversized vehicles). Valet parking is $53-63 USD per day and includes in and out privileges. Valet parking: less than 1 hour, $26 USD; 1 to 2 hours, $28 USD; 2 to 6 hours, $35 USD; 6 to 12 hours, $38 USD; 12 to 24 hours, $63 USD