Lodging Discounts, Transportation Options and Dining & Entertainment Recommendations
AeroDef Manufacturing® 2020 will be located at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
1201 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76102
LODGING IN FORT WORTH
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Flight discount information coming soon!
The Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is located approximately 20 miles from the Fort Worth Convention Center.
TRAVEL IN AND AROUND FORT WORTH
Walking Maps: Ready to hoof it? Walking is a wonderful way to experience the major entertainment districts in addition to the Trinity Trails that connect several of our major districts.
Bus service: The Fort Worth Transportation Authority, offers rides all over Fort Worth, including routes to popular attractions like the Stockyards National Historic District, the Fort Worth Cultural District and downtown’s Sundance Square. Hop on Molly the Trolley, a free downtown get-around.
Rail service: Trinity Metro also operates the Trinity Railway Express, or TRE, which provides convenient rail transportation between Fort Worth and Dallas and transfer access to DFW International Airport. In downtown Fort Worth, hop aboard at either the historic T&P Station or the Intermodal Transportation Center (ITC).
Tex Rail: Take the Tex Rail from the airport to the heart of downtown! A $1 billion rail project that linking Fort Worth with DFW International Airport giving visitors easy, affordable transportation.
Air travel: The fourth-busiest airport in the nation, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is only 17.5 miles from downtown Fort Worth. From this airport, you can reach any major city in the U.S. in less than four hours.
Ground transportation from the airport: Take a seat in a convenient shuttle bus or taxi cab. Or ride a remote shuttle bus to the Trinity Railway Express and take it to the ITC in downtown Fort Worth. For more info about taking the TRE to and from the airport, click here.
Fort Worth Bike Sharing: Bike sharing is an inexpensive, healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around Fort Worth. Simply pick up a bike at any bike sharing station and ride it to any other station. You’ll find more than 40 docking stations throughout the city, including downtown, the Near Southside and the Cultural District.
Need Help Downtown?: Hospitality Services, Directions, a Safety Escort, or Referrals to Social Services? Here is information about the Downtown Ambassadors Program, they can help with these amenities and more!
DIRECTIONS TO THE FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER
From Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
From the airport, exit the south ramp to TX-183 west. Merge onto TX-183 west toward Fort Worth. Proceed 10.5 miles until TX-183 west merges with TX-121. Proceed 7.1 miles until TX-183 west/TX-121 south merge with I-820. Stay left following TX-121 south toward downtown Fort Worth via exit 24B. Merge onto I-35W south. Take exit 52A (TX-280 Spur) toward downtown. Merge onto TX-280 Spur west. Take the East 6th Street exit on the left. Turn left onto Houston Street (US-287-BR).
From Dallas Love Field
From the airport, exit west onto Cedar Springs Road. Turn right at Inwood. Turn right on North Stemmons Freeway (I-35E) and merge onto north I-35E. Stay left onto TX-183 west and follow the exit for Irving/DFW Airport/TX-183/TX-114. Continue 21.9 miles until TX-183 merges with TX-121 south; continue 7.1 miles until it merges with I-820. Stay left following TX-121 south toward downtown Fort Worth via exit 24B. Merge onto south I-35 W. Take exit 52A (TX-280 Spur) toward downtown. Merge onto TX-280 Spur east. Take the East 6th Street exit on the left. Turn left onto Houston Street.
From the North – Via I-35W South
Take I-35W south and exit 52A (TX-280 Spur) toward downtown. Merge onto TX-280 Spur, exit left onto 6th Street and turn left onto Houston Street (US-287-BR).
From the South – Via I-35W North
Take I-35W north to exit 51B (TX-180 east Downtown/Lancaster Avenue). Turn left onto East Lancaster Avenue (TX-180) and turn right onto Houston Street (US-287-BR).
From the East – Via I-20 West
Take I-20 west and take a slight right at US-287 north (Downtown Fort Worth/I-820 N/US-287 N). Merge onto I-820 north (5.9 miles) and then exit left to I-30 west toward Abilene. Keep right at the fork and follow the signs for Downtown/Lancaster Avenue. Proceed onto East Lancaster (TX-180) and then turn right onto Houston Street (US-287-BR).
From the East – Via I-30 West
Take I-30 west and exit Lancaster Avenue/Downtown. Proceed onto East Lancaster Avenue (TX-180) and turn right onto Houston Street (US-287-BR).
From the West – Via I-20 or I-30 East
Take I-20 east and take the ramp onto 1-35W north. Take exit 51A to merge onto 1-30 west toward Abilene. Then take the exit for TX-199/Henderson Street and keep right at the fork. Follow the signs for East Lancaster Avenue and merge onto West Lancaster Avenue. Turn left onto Houston Street, and the Convention Center will be
on your right.
Take 1-30 east, exit onto Lancaster Avenue and turn left onto Houston Street. The Convention Center will be on your right.
PARKING AT THE FORT WORTH CONVENTION CENTER
There are multiple parking lots/garages near the convention center. View the parking map to see proximity to the convention center, addresses and fees.
FORT WORTH RESTAURANTS, ATTRACTIONS AND MORE