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Getting Around

French Quarter, New Orleans
French Quarter, New Orleans

Get around New Orleans with taxis, car rentals, hotel shuttles, airport transfers, and public transportation. Additionally, plan fun activities during your visit with the New Orleans Visitors Guide.

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Visitors Information

Learn about New Orleans' rich offerings with the New Orleans Visitors Guide.

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Many companies provide taxi service at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Taxicab booths are located on the first level of the Terminal outside of Baggage Claim Belts 1 and 14. Taxi rides cost $36.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) or French Quarter (west of Elysian Fields) for up to two (2) passengers. For three (3) or more passengers, the fare will be $15.00 per passenger. Taxis are required accept credit card payments. Please visit for more information.

Car Rental

Avis is the preferred car rental company for Internal Medicine Meeting 2018.  Use Avis Worldwide Discount number (AWD) B116099 when you book online or call 1 (800) 331-1600.

Hotel Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service is provided for all participants at regular intervals to and from the Convention Center and participating hotels during the morning and afternoon hours.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no midday shuttle service. The final schedule will be available at your hotel or at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and can be viewed here. All times subject to change based on traffic conditions.

Airport Transfers and Public Transit

Public mass transportation is provided from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport to downtown New Orleans. The Jefferson Transit Authority (JET) and the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) provide nine (9) daily departures to downtown New Orleans. Both utilize the bus stop located on the outer lanes of the second floor, outside the Concourse C Lobby Information Booth. Both also offer citywide public transportation options.

Airport shuttle discounts have been arranged through Super Shuttle. The cost is $22.50 (one-way per person to the downtown area) or $45.00 roundtrip. Reservations must be made online at to receive the discount. Enter the code ZJLH9 in the Discount Code box on the main reservation page.


Ample parking is available at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center for a daily fee. More information.