Getting to Tacoma: Airport Transportation and Parking at Conference Venues

Airport Transportation

Tacoma is just 20 miles south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. A major international airport, Sea-Tac provides easy access for conference attendees from across the United States.

NCPTW has special rates with Capital Aeroporter for airport shuttles between SeaTac and Tacoma hotels. To book, click on this link or go to www.capair.com and enter the code NCPTW in the “Frequent User Login” or “Group ID or Coupon."

There is also an Express Bus from SeaTac airport to the Tacoma Dome Station station that leaves approximately every 20 minutes. The fare costs $3.75 each way, and you need to have exact change. Once at the Tacoma Dome Station, passengers can take the complimentary Tacoma Link light rail to the Hotel Murano (get off at the Convention Center stop).    Tacoma Link

 

Parking at conference venues

At the Hotel Murano throughout the conference

There is paid parking available at the Hotel Murano, at $16 per day in the self parking lot and $20 per day in valet parking.

Free parking is available at the 6-story Link garage next to the Tacoma Dome Station; riders can park there and ride the Link Light rail to the Theater District stop to go to the Hotel Murano.

At the University of Puget Sound during the day on Friday

Buses will be shuttling between the Hotel Murano and the University of Puget Sound during the day on Friday, Nov. 4 (see schedule for details). Free parking is also available (no permit needed) at the University of Puget Sound, in the visitor lots on this map. The most convenient parking for conference events will be in lots P1 and P6.

At the Museum of Glass Friday evening

Paid parking is available in the Museum of Glass lot. Free parking is available at the 6-story Link garage next to the Tacoma Dome Station; riders can park there and ride the Link Light rail to the Union Station/S. 19th stop to walk over the Chihuly Bridge of Glass to the Museum of Glass.