Located within a few hours drive of nearly one-third of the nation’s population and 20 percent of the country’s business addresses, the Atlantic City Convention Center is a easily accessible destination. Here’s our helpful reference for traveling to Atlantic City for the 37th annual National Sports Collectors Convention.
Getting to Atlantic City is a breeze, thanks to the convenient Atlantic City International Airport (ACY). Located just twelve minutes from downtown Atlantic City and serviced by ultra low cost carrier Spirit Airlines, Air Canada, and Choice Aire, ACY serves more than 1 million passengers per year on thousands of flights to Atlantic City. Click to see all Atlantic City Airport flights! ACY is operated by the South Jersey Transportation Authority with management services provided by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Passengers on flights to Atlantic City get a bird’s eye view of the magnificent Atlantic City Skyline, as well as a look up and down the coastline of the Jersey Shore. The airport terminal is easy to navigate and disembarking the plane, collecting luggage and getting out to the street takes only a few minutes.
Airport Transportation & Parking
A taxi or Jitney is a quick and easy way to get to your destination once arriving at ACY. These services can be found at their booths in the baggage claim area or directly outside of the terminal. For car rentals, the airport is served by four major car rental agencies located directly across from the terminal in the parking garage.Airport parking is around-the-clock, seven days a week and conveniently located directly across from the terminal. A free shuttle service stops at five locations within the airport’s parking lots and provides transportation for passengers traveling through the airport.
Philadelphia International Airport
The Philadelphia International Airport is another fantastic choice and is only a quick 60-minute drive via the Atlantic City Expressway.
Train transportation and schedules to Atlantic City are provided by NJ Transit, which arrives and departs through the rail terminal adjacent to the Atlantic City Convention Center. For more information, call 1-800-ACTRAIN, or visit their website at www.njtransit.com.
There is frequent bus/motorcoach service from New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC via all major carriers, including Academy, Greyhound, Shoreline Express, Saddle River Tours and NJ Transit.
Atlantic City Transportation also makes everything within the city readily accessible to visitors from Philadelphia and points in New Jersey with NJ Transit buses. With our popular passenger Jitney, Atlantic City visitors can move the entire length of Pacific Avenue, parallel to Atlantic City’s world famous Boardwalk, to the Marina District and to the Convention Center in no time.
Directions, Maps, and Parking
Atlantic City Convention Center One Convention Boulevard Atlantic City, NJ 08401 Phone: 609-449-2000 Fax: 609-449-2090
- From the Atlantic City Expressway
At the end of the Expressway, make a left on Arctic Ave. and then a left on Michigan Ave. straight into the Atlantic City Convention Center parking garage. Another entrance to the parking garage is via the Atlantic City Connector. To take this route, bear to the right at the end of the Atlantic City Expressway and follow the Atlantic City Connector. After railroad tracks take the first exit on the right marked Convention Center/Bacharach Boulevard. While on Bacharach Boulevard, there are four (4) entrances into the parking garage on the right.
- From Philadelphia and West
Exit the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Valley Forge, Exit 24, onto Schuylkill Expressway (Route 76 East) through Philadelphia to the Walt Whitman Bridge.
- From New York and North
Major Interstate Highways connect with the Garden State Parkway South. Follow Garden State Parkway South to Exit 38 (Atlantic City Expressway). Follow Atlantic City Expressway directions.
- From Baltimore, Washington & South
Take I-95 to the Walt Whitman Bridge (Philadelphia). Cross the Walt Whitman Bridge and follow N/S Freeway to the Atlantic City Expressway. Follow Atlantic City Expressway directions.
- From Norfolk, VA area
Follow Route 13 and Route 9 to Cape May-Lewes Ferry, then take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 38 (Atlantic City Expressway) into Atlantic City. Follow Atlantic City Expressway directions.