All attendees are responsible for booking their own travel to and from Chicago and transportation throughout the weekend. Gamma Phi Beta is not responsible for travel buddy arrangements or agreements.
The Marriott Marquis Chicago Hotel does not provide an airport shuttle service.
The closest airport to the Convention hotel is Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW), 5700 S. Cicero Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60638. Another airport close to the hotel is the Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), 10000 W. Balmoral Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60666.
- Chicago Midway International Airport to Marriott Marquis Chicago
- Distance to hotel: 9.7 miles (approximately 20 minutes by car or 45 minutes by train)
- Estimated fares: Taxi: $28-$35 one way; Rideshare: $32-49 one way; Public transportation: $3 one way
- Driving directions: Get on I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. and head north on IL-50 N/S Cicero Ave. Turn right onto the Interstate 55 N/Stevenson Expy. ramp to Chicago. Follow I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. to E. 25th St. and take exit 293D from I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. Merge onto I-55 N/Stevenson Expy. and take exit 293D toward Martin L King. Take S King Dr/S Martin Luther King Dr. to S Prairie Ave. Merge onto E 25th St. and take a slight left to stay on E 25th St. Slight left onto S King Dr/S Martin Luther King Dr. Turns slightly left and the road becomes E Cermak Rd. Turn right onto S Prairie Ave.
Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Marriott Marquis Chicago
- Distance to hotel: 20.7 miles (Approximately 57 minutes by car or 1 hour by train)
- Estimated fares: Taxi: $60-$75 one way; Rideshare: $52-$65 one way; Public Transport: $3 one way
- Driving directions: Get on I-190 E. and head southwest on I-190 W. Take the exit toward Bessie Coleman Dr. and then turn right onto Bessie Coleman Dr. Take the Interstate 190 ramp to Interstate 90/Interstate 294/Chicago. Take I-90 E to E 25th St. Take exit 293D from I-55 N. Merge onto I-190 E. Take exit 53 to merge onto I-55 N. Take exit 293D toward Martin L King Dr. Take S King Dr./S Martin Luther King Dr. to S Prairie Ave. Merge onto E 25th St. Slight left to stay on E 25th St. Slight left onto S King Dr./S Martin Luther King Dr. becomes E Cermak Rd. Turn right onto S Prairie Ave.
Hotel parking is available at the prevailing rates and is subject to change. Valet Parking Rates are:
- 0-1 Hour: $21
- 1-3 Hours: $25
- 3-9 Hours: $31
- 9-24 Hours (overnight): $54
Off-site parking is available at:
LEX Garage: The parking rate is $23 for 12-24 hours; $18 for 6-12 hours and $15 for 4-6 hours. Other rates range from $3-$12 for up to 4 hours. Located at 2138 S. Indiana Ave., it is approximately 0.2 miles to the hotel.
LOT A McCormick Place: The parking rate is $25 for up to 16 hours and $38 from 16 to 24 hours. Located at 2301 S. Prairie Ave., it is approximately 0.1 Miles to the hotel.