Planes, Trains & Automobiles

All the information you need to know to travel to this year’s Society for Military History 2022 Annual Meeting.

EVENT HOTEL
Just a reminder that this year’s event will be held in the heart of downtown Fort Worth at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel, 1300 Houston Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102. RESERVE YOUR ROOM NOW.

DISCOUNTED AIRLINE TICKETS
The Society for Military History has partnered with the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau and TripEasy Travel Service to provide easily accessible bookings and discounts on all your Airline Travel needs. BOOK YOUR AIRLINE TRAVEL NOW.

TRANSPORTATION
  • The Hotel is 24 miles (approximately 30 minutes from DFW Airport).
  • The Hotel is 34 miles (approximately 40 minutes from Dallas Love Field)
  • Shuttle Service is available from DFW via AirportShuttles.com and Yellow Checker Shuttle
  • Go Yellow Checker Shuttle offers guests the choice of shuttles, vans or sedans from either airport to the hotel. Book online or call 817.267.5150 to reserve transportation in advance.
  • Uber, and Taxi service vary from $55.00 - $80.00 one way, dependent on traffic and availability
  • The Trinity Railway Express (TRE) commuter train connects the downtown areas of Dallas and Fort Worth with stops at DFW Airport for an inexpensive (2.50) trip to/from the airport. TRE currently offers train service Monday – Saturday with tickets purchases available via Ticket Vending Machines at the train station.

TRE Map

  • Molly the Trolley is a complimentary trolley service with routes through downtown. This vintage-look trolley with all the modern amenities is a quick and convenient way to travel around downtown Fort Worth and picks up in front of the hotel.
  • The Dash is Trinity Metro’s first electric bus that will take you from downtown Fort Worth to the 7th Street Corridor and the Cultural District for $2.00 one way or $5.00 for a 1-day pass.

PARKING
  • Overnight Valet parking is available at the hotel for $32.00+tax per night with unlimited in/out privileges
  • Daily Valet parking is available at the hotel for $24.00 per vehicle with no in/out privileges
  • City-operated self-parking is available for $22.00 per vehicle (no in/out privileges). This garage is adjacent to the hotel with the entrance on 11th Street between Houston and Throckmorton (one block north of the hotel)

DRIVING DIRECTIONS
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). The hotel is located on the right directly across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

From Dallas Love Field Airport:
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. The hotel is on the right, directly across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Directions 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). The hotel entrance is on the right, directly across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Directions 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). The hotel entrance is on the left, directly across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Directions from 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). The hotel entrance is located on the left, across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Directions from 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). The hotel entrance is located on the left, across from the Fort Worth Convention Center.

Directions from 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 Omni Fort Worth Hotel will be on your left, across from the Fort Worth Convention Center. Take 1-30 east, exit onto Lancaster Avenue and turn left onto Houston Street. Omni Fort Worth Hotel will be on your left, across from the Fort Worth Convention Center. Other transportation options from the airport:

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