Getting To The Hotel On July 4th

The conference starts on July 4th and there is a downtown celebration happening during the day going into the night. This website has more information regarding road closures and the events downtown. Please be prepared for delays getting to the hotel and plan that it may take more time to get to the hotel being the celebration will be happening right around the JW Marriott.

Getting To and From The Airport

Flights to and from Austin go through Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, approximately 6 miles from the JW Marriott Hotel “as the crow flies”. Travel between the airport and the hotel can be accomplished in the following ways:


Rental Car: Rental cars at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport can be obtained from the following companies:

  • Advantage Rent A Car: 1-800-777-5500
  • Alamo: 737-484-3886
  • Avis Car Rental: 512-356-3510
  • Budget Rent A Car: 512-356-3519
  • Dollar Car Rental: 512-530-2277
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 737-484-3902
  • E-Z Rent A Car: 512-969-6922
  • FOX Rent A Car, 855-571-8410
  • Hertz Car Rental: 512-247-7250
  • National: 737-484-3885
  • Payless Car Rental of Austin: 512-356-5295
  • Thrifty Car Rental: 512-530-6811

Uber/Lyft: Transportation can be reserved using apps such as Uber and Lyft and can range anywhere from $20 – $40 each way. Pricing may vary getting to the hotel being it is a holiday.

Rideshare SignUp: If you are coming to ICYPAA through Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, are renting a car or getting an Uber/Lyft, and are willing to share your ride for transportation to/from the conference, use the following link to sign up to allow other conference-goers to contact you if they wish to share your ride.  Those looking for rides should use this link as well.


SuperShuttle has offered a 5% discount for transportation to and from the airport for their “Express”/”SuperShuttle Express” and “Black Car”/”ExecuCar” services. Use discount code KHC6Y upon making a reservation by clicking here

Public Transit

Austin’s CapMetro public transit service offers easy and affordable bus service between the airport and the hotel.

Bus fares are only $1.25 each way. Passes can also be purchased allowing unlimited rides within a 1-day or 7-day period. Click here for further pricing.

Airport to Hotel: Take bus route #20 “northbound” into downtown, getting off at 2nd street (the second street after crossing the Colorado river). This will place you two and one-half blocks west of the hotel.

Hotel to Airport: Walk west on 2nd street three and one-half blocks until you arrive at Guadalupe street, then take bus route #20 “southbound” until you arrive at the airport.

Bus route #20 operates 7 days a week, every 15 minutes during the daytime and every 30 minutes during late evenings and early mornings. Detailed scheduling and a map can be found here. 

Alternative Transportation Methods


Bus service can be used to get from many U.S. cities to Downtown Austin, with stops walking distance from the hotel.

Redcoach (

Stop Location: 500 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701 (10 minute walk to hotel)

Greyhound ( and Flixbus (

Stop Location: 703 E 9th St, Austin, TX 78701 (20 minute walk to hotel)

Megabus (

Stop Location: 1500 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701 (24 minute walk to hotel)


Amtrak’s Texas Eagle Train connects Downtown Austin with major U.S. cities, including but not limited to: Los Angeles, Phoenix (Maricopa), Tucson, El Paso, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, Little Rock, St. Louis, and Chicago. The Downtown Austin Amtrak Station is located at 250 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703, and is a 22 minute walk from the hotel.



-These rates are subject to change due to the concurrence of the conference with the July 4th weekend.

On Hotel Property

The JW Marriott offers parking on site in their garage underneath the hotel, costing $54 plus tax per day for self-service and $69 plus tax per day for valet. Unlike the public parking options below, this parking option allows unlimited in and out access without having to pay again. This applies to hotel guests only (room must be in your name).

Near The Hotel

Unlike the hotel parking above, these garages/lots do not offer “in and out” access. You will have to pay again each time you return your car after taking it out.

Less expensive parking is available within walking distance of the hotel at public lots and garages. Addresses shown in bold are for best access to the lot/garage, and do not necessarily match the address of its google maps listing.

(A) Garage “for 111 Congress Ave” – 133 Brazos St (East Side of Brazos St between Cesar Chavez St and 2nd St): $48/day, $20/10-12hrs, $15/6-10hrs, $10/1-6hrs, $5/0.5-1hr, free/<30min. 0.1mi from hotel.

(B) “Parking 940” Lot (shows as “Cypress Lot” after scanning QR code) – 157 W 3rd St

(South Side of 3rd Street between Congress and Colorado): $45/day, $32/10hrs, $26/4hrs, $22/2hrs. 0.2mi from hotel.

(C) Garage – 405 Colorado St (East Side of Colorado between 4th St and 5th St): $25/day, $10/weekday evenings 4p-7a, weekends <12hrs, $20/12-24hrs, $12/1-2hrs, $4/30min. 0.3mi from hotel.

(D) Garage – 414 Colorado St (West Side of Colorado between 4th St and 5th St): $30/day, $3/20min. 0.3mi from hotel.

(E) “Premier Parking” Garage – 126 E 5th St (North Side of 5th St between Congress Ave and Brazos St): $30/day, $3/20min. 0.3mi from hotel.

(F) “Littlefield Garage” – 508 Brazos St (West Side of Brazos St between 5th St and 6th St): $28/day, $11/evenings 5p-3a, $7/hr. 0.3mi from hotel.

Parking at various other locations can also be reserved in advance at, however ICYPAA cannot directly verify the accuracy of the advertised pricing.