Transportation and Parking Information

Recommended Travel Itinerary

Thursday, June 7 – Arrive in Toronto

Travel suggestions

  • Fly into Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ)
  • Transfer options from the airport to Rotman or our recommended hotel:
    • Taxi from Pearson Airport costs approx. CAD 50 (approx. USD 40), approx. 30 minutes
    • Alternatively, to travel to Rotman or the Intercontinental Hotel by train, connecting via metro
      • Take the UP Express from Terminal 1 at the airport approximately 25 minutes to Bloor Street or Union Station.  UP Express leaves approximately every 15 mins from the airport. (CAD 12, approx. USD 10)
      • Then take the University subway line on TTC, traveling north, to St. George Station, departing approx. every 10 minutes (CAD 3)
      • From St. George Station, it is a 2 min. walk to the hotel.

Recommended Hotel

Rotman provided housing – If you have opted into the shared housing lottery when you registered for the conference, we will provide updates after February 19th.

If you would like to secure your own accommodations (that is, a room by yourself), arrive before June 7th or stay beyond check-out on June 8th at our recommended hotel, you will need to make your own arrangements.

Intercontinental Hotel at Yorkville (walking distance from Rotman)
220 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M5S 1T8, Canada
416-960-5200

Friday, June 8 – Day at Rotman

9:00 am – 2:00 pm ET – Registration, Breakfast, School Tour and Presentations planned by Rotman, Lunch

University of Toronto
Rotman School of Business

105 St George St.
Toronto, ON M5S 3E6, Canada

Recommended Hotel

All attendees will need to pay their own hotel costs on Friday night, June 8th and make their own arrangements.

Intercontinental Hotel at Yorkville (walking distance from Rotman)
220 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M5S 1T8, Canada

416-960-5200

Saturday, June 9 – Day on Own / Travel Day

For those planning to attend both Rotman and board meetings in Ann Arbor on Sunday, you’ll need to travel on Saturday.

By Air:

This route will take you roughly X hours, depending upon your chosen flights and time crossing the Canadian/U.S. border.

Transfer from Rotman or the Intercontinental Yorkville to Pearson Airport

  • Taxi costs approx. CAD 50 (approx. USD 40)
  • Alternatively, to travel by metro and train
    • From the hotel it is a 2 min. walk to St. George Station.
    • Then take the University subway line on TTC, traveling south, to Union Station., CAD 3. (approx. 10 minutes)
    • Take the UP Express (from the city to the airport, approximately 25 minutes), CAD 12 (approx. USD 10) to airport.

Toronto to Detroit by air, Detroit to Ann Arbor by car / AirRide

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Detroit International (DTW)
  • Delta – as of 1/25/18, current cost one-way is $222 USD
  • DL 4023 at 1 pm, arrive 2:10 pm
  • DL 3759 at 5:39 pm, arrive at 7:03 pm
  • Transfer from Detroit International to Ann Arbor
    • Taxis from the airport to Ann Arbor typically cost $50-$60.
    • AirRide is available for $12 each way, with reservation.

 

By Bus:

This route will take you roughly X hours, depending upon time crossing the Canadian/U.S. border.

Transfer from Rotman or the Intercontinental Yorkville to Greyhound bus station

Toronto Coach Terminal
610 Bay St, Toronto, ON M5G 1M5

  • Transfer from Uber, approx. 2 min, 6 – 10 CAD
  • Public transport – 13 min
    • From the hotel it is a 2 min. walk to St. George Station.
    • Line 1 / Yonge-University, get off at St. Andrew
    • Walk 100 meters – Greyhound

Toronto to Ann Arbor by Greyhound

  • Routes/times are currently posted as one departing at 8:00 am ET arriving at 4:45 pm ET and a later one departing at 12:30 pm ET and arriving at 7:50 pm ET, ranging from USD 69 – USD 81

Greyhound – Ann Arbor 325 Depot St Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • Transfer from Uber – 6 min, $13-14
  • Public transport – 13 min
    • Bus 6 at Blake Transit Center
    • Get off at State/Monroe (4 stops, 6 minutes)
    • Walk 0.3 miles (6 minutes) –Executive Residence

Recommended Hotel

Due to cost and availability, we are working with Ross to secure rooms at the Executive Residence.  Details on pricing and making reservations will be released after February 19.

EXECUTIVE RESIDENCE
710 E University Ave,
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Sunday, June 10 – Board / Committee Meetings / Travel Day

  • Transfer from the hotel or Rotman to Pearson Airport – Please check schedules as the trains run less frequently on Sundays.
    • Taxi costs approx. CAD 50 (approx. USD 40)
    • Alternatively, to go to the airport by metro and train
      • From the hotel it is a 2 min. walk to St. George Station.
      • Then take the University subway line on TTC, traveling South, to Union Station  CAD 3. (approx. 10 minutes)
      • Take the UP Express (from the city to the airport, approximately 25 minutes) CAD 12 (approx. USD 10) to airport.

For those joining the conference and traveling in on Sunday, please note that it is best to fly-in to Detroit International (DTW) and transfer to Ann Arbor.

  • Transfer from Detroit International to Ann Arbor
    • Taxis from the airport to Ann Arbor typically cost $50-$60.
    • AirRide is available for $12 each way with reservation.

Board Meeting: 10:00am – 2:00pm ET Tentative

Committee Meetings: 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm ET Tentative – various locations, informal meetings over dinner on your own

Recommended Hotel

Ross provided housing – If you have opted into the shared housing lottery, you would have received an email with your confirmation number.

If you would like to secure your own accommodations (that is, a room by yourself), arrive before June 10th or stay beyond check-out on June 10th, you will need to make your own arrangements.

Do to cost and availability, we are working with Ross to secure rooms at the Executive Residence.  Details on pricing and making reservations will be released after February 19th.

Monday, June 11 – Day at Ross and Travel to Chicago, IL

9:00 am ET – 2:00 pm ET – Registration, Breakfast, School Tour & Presentations planned by Ross, and Lunch

University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business

701 Tappan Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

If you plan to attend events Tuesday morning at Chicago Booth, you will need to depart Ann Arbor immediately following the Ross program.

Ann Arbor to Chicago Transfers (note, we are crossing time zones)

  • Amtrak – Ann Arbor Station (1.3 mi or 9 min. drive from Ross)
    325 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    Routes/times are currently posted with one departing at 6:51 pm ET, arriving 10:25 pm CT
  • Greyhound
    (Ann Arbor 325 Depot St Ann Arbor, MI 48104 to Chicago 630 W Harrison St, Chicago, IL 60607)
    Routes/times are currently posted with one at 4:45 pm ET arriving 8:30 pm CT and a later one departing 7:50 pm ET arriving 11:15 pm CT, ranging from $29 – $45.
  • MegaBus (Ann Arbor Parking Lot Pole 15, Briarwood Mall, 900 Briarwood Circle to Chicago W Polk St. between S Clinton St and S Canal St)
    Prices are comparable to Greyhound but tickets, confirmed times and rates are available approximately 60 days in advance

Recommended Hotel Options

We suggest staying at an airport hotel if you’re flying in or checking into our Evanston hotel for 3 nights and driving Tuesday morning to Booth.  We are not recommending accomodations near Booth despite the early morning start; there are two large events nearby and hotel prices are quite high.

All attendees will need to pay for their own hotel costs June 11 – June 13.

Getting to the hotel or school

  • Typical uber/taxi cost from downtown to Evanston – ~$45
  • Uber from O’hare to Evanston ~ $38
  • Uber from O’hare to Booth ~$38
  • If planning to fly – 2 airport options – Midway and O’Hare
  • Midway is closer to Booth if you are going to stay at an airport hotel
  • O’Hare airport hotels (Some hotels have airport shuttles or are 5 mins. by taxi/Uber):
    • Sheraton Chicago O’Hare (currently $189/night)
    • Hyatt Place O’Hare (currently$159/night)
    • Crowne Plaza (currently $159/night)
    • Airport Hilton is walkable but tends to be pricey (currently $360/night)
  • Hilton Orrington / Evanston Hotel
    Special conference rate of $185 plus tax per night
    1710 Orrington Ave
    Evanston, IL 60201

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/O/ORDOEHF-BTFE-20180609/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Tuesday, June 12 – Morning at Booth & Welcome Reception

We recommend giving yourself an hour to travel from either the Evanston hotel or the airport hotels to Booth.

8:00 am – 12:00 pm CT – Registration, Breakfast, School Tour & Presentations planned by Booth

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

5807 S Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

12:00 pm – 6:00 pm CT – Free time to conduct work, meet up with others or travel to Evanston

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm CT – Welcome Reception with School Admission Representatives

Hilton Orrington / Evanston Hotel
Heritage Ballroom – 2nd Floor
1710 Orrington Ave.
Evanston, IL 60201

Recommended Hotel

All attendees will need to pay for their own hotel costs June 11 – June 13.

  • Hilton Orrington / Evanston Hotel
    Special conference rate of $185 plus tax per night
    1710 Orrington Ave
    Evanston, IL 60201

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/O/ORDOEHF-BTFE-20180609/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Wednesday, June 13 – ALL Schools Day at Kellogg

8:00am – 5:00pm CT – Registration, Breakfast, School Panels & Breakouts, Lunch

5:00pm – 8:00pm CT – Reception & Dinner

Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management

2211 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208

Recommended Hotel

All attendees will need to pay for their own hotel costs June 11 – June 13.

  • Hilton Orrington / Evanston Hotel
    Special conference rate of $185 plus tax per night
    1710 Orrington Ave
    Evanston, IL 60201

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/O/ORDOEHF-BTFE-20180609/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

Thursday, June 14 – Day at Kellogg, AIGAC Business Afternoon and travel to McCombs

8:00 am – 1:00 pm CT – Registration, Breakfast, School Tour & Presentations planned by Kellogg, and Lunch

1:15 pm – 5:15 pm CT – AIGAC Business Afternoon (AIGAC members only)

Northwestern University,
Kellogg School of Management

2211 Campus Dr.
Evanston, IL 60208

Recommended Flights Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ATX)

  • American – as of 2/5/18, current cost one-way is $178
    • AA 1120/ AA2208 at 8:05 pm CT, arrive at 10:57 pm CT
  • United – as of 2/5/18, current cost one-way is $198
    • UA 511 at 7:45 pm CT, arrive at 10:29 pm CT

The recommended hotel is roughly 20 mins. from the airport via taxi or Uber.

Recommended Hotel

McCombs provided housing – If you have opted into the shared housing lottery, we will be providing updates after February 19.

If you would like to secure your own accommodations (that is, a room by yourself), arrive before June 14th or stay beyond check-out on June 15th at our recommended hotel, you will need to make your own arrangements.

AT&T Executive Conference Center (Host hotel) (300 ft. from Rowling Hall)
http://www.meetattexas.com
1900 University Ave.
Austin, TX 78705

Friday, June 15 – Day at McCombs

9:00 am – 2:00 pm CT – Registration, Breakfast, School Tour & Presentations planned by McCombs, Lunch

University of Texas-Austin
McCombs School of Business

2110 Speedway
Austin, TX 78705

We are tentatively working on a social event Friday afternoon – details will be confirmed after March 1st.

The airport is roughly 20 mins. from McCombs.