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CLiF 2016

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Transportation

Air Travel

Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis International Airport

Most attendees of the Linguistic Fest will elect to fly to the Indianapolis International Airport. Direct international flights maintain substantial connecting service from all major international hub airports within the US.

Airport Symbol: IND

Bloomington is located approximately 50 miles south of Indianapolis.

Travel from the Airport to Bloomington

Shuttle: Go Express Travel
  • Service 9 times daily between the airport and Bloomington campus
  • Advance reservations: Recommended
  • Reservations on-line: www.goexpresstravel.com
  • Phone: 800.589.6004 or 812.332.6004
  • Rate: currently $18.00 one way
  • Airport pick-up location: Ground Transportation Center. Lower level, outside of airport Baggage Claim
Shuttle: Star of America
  • Service 9 times daily between airport and Bloomington campus
  • Advance reservations: Recommended
  • Reservations on-line: www.starofamerica.com
  • Phone: 800.933.0097 or 812.876.7851
  • Rate: currently $18.00 one way
  • Airport pick-up location: Ground Transportation Center. Lower level, outside of airport Baggage Claim
Limousine: Classic Touch Limousine
  • Door-to-door service from airport to any location in Bloomington
  • Advance reservations: Required
  • Rates: Currently $122.00 roundtrip per person. When making your reservations, inform Classic Touch that you are attending a conference at IU – Linguistic Fest. Request an IU conference rate. Rate is for shared ride service; private car rate is not guaranteed
  • Reservations on-line: www.classictouchlimo.com
  • Phone: 800.319.0082 or 812.339.7269
CAR RENTAL: Most major car rental companies
  • Avis (www.avis.com)
  • Budget (www.budget.com)
  • Enterprise (www.enterprise.com)
  • Hertz (www.hertz.com)
  • National (www.nationalcar.com)
  • Thrifty (www.thrifty.com)

Driving Information

Indiana Interstates

Map of Indiana Interstate Highways

Bloomington
Mapquest

Driving directions to Bloomington, INDIANA (not the scenic route)

  1. From
    1. Ohio State: Take 70 West until Indianapolis
    2. Michigan: Take 69 South until Indianapolis
    3. Illinois: Take 74 East until Indianapolis
    4. the Chicago area: Take 65 South until Indianapolis
  2. Take 465 South
  3. Follow 465 around for awhile until the exit for Harding Ave (also known as 37 South). Get off at the exit, and turn onto 37 South.
  4. Follow 37 South for about 50 miles.
  5. You are to get off at the first Bloomington exit (College Ave/Walnut Ave.)
  6. Follow the College Ave. exit (there's only one way to go, you'll be heading south) for several miles.

If you are going to the Biddle Hotel in the Indiana Memorial Union (or to the workshop location in Woodburn Hall adjacent to the IMU):

  1. Make a left turn on 7th Street.
  2. Continue on 7th Street. After 6 blocks you will pass Indiana Ave and you will be on campus. Just continue straight on 7th Street and at the second stop sign after Indiana Avenue turn right and you will be at the Indiana Memorial Building. The hotel lobby is inside the front entrance and Woodburn Hall is after the east end of the parking lot. Parking is free for registered guests.

Parking Information:



For attendees staying at the Willkie Residence Center and the Indiana Memorial Union, parking is free. Those electing to stay off campus may park in one of the two lots adjacent to the Indiana Memorial Union (see below) and pay the daily parking fee. Discounted parking passes will be available at the registration check-in desk. The approximately cost of discounted daily parking is $12.00.

a. Poplars Parking Garage -- This is located on 6th Street between Grant Street and Dunn Street (immediately across the street from the Runcible Spoon restaurant). It is about a 10 minute walk to Woodburn Hall. (Just walk to 7th Street and then head east on 7th Street. Woodburn Hall will be the building on your right immediately after the IMU parking lot, which will also be on your right.)


b. Jordan Ave Garage -- This is located on campus on Jordan Ave between 3rd Street and 7th Street. It is about a 5 minute walk to Woodburn Hall. (Just walk to 7th Street and go west.) It is fairly close to the location of the planned party for Saturday evening.