Travel Resources

The American Society for Nutrition’s annual flagship meeting, Nutrition 2020, will be held May 30 – June 2, 2020 at the Washington State Convention Center, located in the heart of Seattle, WA.

By Air

Airports

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is conveniently located 25 minutes from the Washington State Convention Center and downtown Seattle.  Sea-Tac Int’l Airport hosts thirty-one airlines, serving 91 non-stop domestic and 28 international destinations.

AIRLINE DISCOUNTS

Take advantage of the special transportation discounts ASN has secured for Nutrition 2020 attendees. Book early to take advantage of discounted rates.

American Airlines

American Airlines is pleased to offer 5% discounts on flex fares & up for travel to Nutrition 2020.

Add the code  AHAL05 or A9450BT in the promotion box when you book your flight at www.aa.com.  The discounts will automatically apply. Discounts apply 3 days per & post the event dates to provide more flexibility.

Questions: Contact American Airlines Meeting Services at 1-800-433-1790 or Sales.MCD@aa.com

Delta

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for travel to Nutrition 2020.

Please click here to book  flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMTLP

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via the reservation 800 number.

Air Canada

Air Canada is pleased to offer 10% discounts on flex fares & up for travel to Nutrition 2020.

Add the code DF4QUNK1 in the promotion box when you book your flight at www.aircanada.com.  Discounts will automatically apply. Discounts also apply 7 days per & post the event dates to provide more flexibility.

Questions: Contact Air Canada at meetings.events@aircanada.ca.

By Rail

Looking to travel to or from Seattle via rail? Four train routes service Seattle’s King Street Station, located on the south edge of downtown.

Amtrak has three routes:

Coast Starlight travels between Seattle, Portland, and Los Angeles
Amtrak Cascades travels between Vancouver, BC; Seattle; Tacoma; Portland; Salem and Eugene
Empire Builder travels between Chicago; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Spokane; Portland; and Seattle

From the Airport

Link Light Rail

Link light rail is just the ticket with trains departing every 6-10 minutes most of the day. From baggage claim, follow the signs for Link light rail. The details: Go up one floor, head to the skybridge at the north end of the terminal, go left through the parking garage to the light rail station. For those that need it, a free electric shuttle service operates continuously between the light rail station and the airport’s main terminal. Click here for more information. 

Bus service, at your service

Sound Transit operates two express bus routes that pickup and drop off passengers on International Boulevard (State Highway-99) by the Link light rail station. ST Express Route 574 heads south and connects passengers with Federal way, Tacoma, and terminates in Lakewood, WA. ST Express Route 560 serves Burien, Renton, and Bellevue, WA. King County Metro buses also serve the airport.

The most convenient route to the bus stops is to take the walkway through the north end of the fourth floor of the airport parking garage to the Link light rail station and exit to International Boulevard.

Avis

Contact Avis 1-800-331-1600 (refer to AWD# B136001) or Budget at 1-800-842-5628 refer to (BCD# U001650) to reserve your car at a discounted rate. Or, log on to www.avis.com/aagroups or www.budget.com/aagroups

Taxi Service (from Sea-Tac)

Taxi cabs are stationed on the 3rd floor of the garage on the north and south curb. Wheelchair Accessible Vans and 11 seat passenger vans are also available for your convenience. For additional information, click here.

Parking

Seattle Convention Center Parking

The Washington State Convention Center is conveniently located in downtown Seattle at 705 Pike Street. Our main entrance is on the corner of 7th Avenue and Pike Street.

We recommend parking in one of the two garages operated by the WSCC: the WSCC Main Garage or Freeway Park Garage.

WSCC Main Garage Freeway Park Garage
Entrance: On 8th Avenue, between Pike & Seneca Streets

Clearance: 6’5″

Hours: 5:30am – 12:00am (Staffed 7:00am – 12:00am); access through WSCC closes at 10pm on non-event nights

Entrance: On Hubbell Place, between Pike & Seneca Streets

Clearance: 6’9″

Hours: Monday – Friday, 5:30am – 8:00pm (Unstaffed); may be closed on major holidays unless prior event arrangements are made

Getting around Seattle

Link Light Rail

Sound Transit’s Link light rail makes trips from Angle Lake Station to the University of Washington through downtown Seattle making 14 stops along the way, including downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. Trains arrive every 6 to 15 minutes, depending on the time of day, and take about 40 minutes to travel between Sea-Tac International Airport and Westlake Station in downtown Seattle. One-way fare for adults ranges from $2.25 to $3.25. Schedules and station maps are available on the Sound Transit website.

King County Metro Transit

King County Metro Transit provides bus service in downtown Seattle and outlying neighborhoods in King county. Time-tables and route maps are available at the Transit Information Center in the tunnel under Westlake Center at 4th Avenue & Pine Street, or can be found on the King County Metro Transit website. King County Metro also has a mobile app available for iPhone and Android.

All-Day Regional Transit Pass

An all-day regional transit pass is available for visitors to Seattle. These $8 all-day passes are loaded onto regional transit cards ($5 each) at all ORCA vending machines and are used for unlimited riding on all local public transit (excluding the Seattle Monorail and Washington State Ferries). Transit pass value covers $3.50 per ride.

Seattle Streetcars

The South Lake Union Streetcar makes 11 stops through the South Lake Union area. Streetcars arrive every 10-15 minutes and run from 6am to 9pm (Monday-Thursday), 6am to 11pm (Friday & Saturday), and 10am to 7pm (Sunday & holidays). Adult fare is $2.50. Schedules and maps are available on their website.

The First Hill Streetcar makes 10 stops from the Chinatown-International District through Capitol Hill. Departures are every 10-25 minutes and operate from 5am to 1am (Monday-Thursday), 6am to 1am (Friday & Saturday), 10am to 7pm (Sunday) and 10am to 8pm (holidays). Adult fare is $2.50. Route maps and schedules are available on their website.

Seattle Center Monorail

The iconic Seattle Center Monorail travels between Westlake Center in downtown and Seattle Center at the base of Queen Anne hill. Regular operating hours are between 7:30am and 11pm, Monday-Friday, and from 8:30am to 11pm, Saturday & Sunday. Trains depart every 10 minutes and the trip takes only 2 minutes each way. One-way fare for adults is $2.50; tickets are cash-only at the ticket window. Schedules, information and FAQs are on the Seattle Center Monorail website.

Bike Sharing

Seattle is a bike-friendly city. If you’re visiting, it’s easy to find a ride no matter where you are. Open your Uber app and select the Bike option from the top menu to quickly and easily reserve a nearby JUMP bike. All bikes are dockless and include an electric assist that provides a boost up to 15mph. JUMP bikes are free to unlock and charge $0.15 per minute.