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Event Shuttles

Are you arriving on a charter bus?

Receive $100 thanks to DI’s transportation partner, Kansas City Transportation Group (KCTG)!

If your team is planning to arrive and depart via bus, please email a copy of your charter contract to KCTG (Destination Imagination’s transportation partner) at [email protected]. KCTG will register the bus(es) and send you a check for $100 to offset your charter cost.

Shuttle Service to/from Airport or Hotel

Kansas City Transportation Group is offering discounted rides to shuttle your team between the Kansas City International Airport and lodging accommodations including all area hotels. The Destination Imagination group discount saves $6 per person off each round trip/shared ride purchase with the group code DWYAV. You can order your shuttle here!

Click here to view pricing for shuttle service to/from the airport or your hotel.

ADA Transportation

ADA Transportation – Call (816) 471-1234 for Accessible Transportation

Hotel Shuttle Information

Shuttle service to/from the Kansas City Convention Center will be available from each authorized DI hotel below. Shuttle staff will be onsite at each pickup location to assist and answer any questions. Please board a shuttle at least 45 minutes prior to your desired arrival time. Shuttle service FROM the hotels TO the Convention Center will stop at 9 p.m. This shuttle service will be available to teams traveling from the Convention Center to the Westin for Instant Challenge. (Travel to Instant Challenge can also be made through use of the free KC Streetcar.)

For access to the Opening & Awards Ceremonies, all shuttles will drop off teams at the Convention Center. From there, the Sprint Arena is just a short walk away. After the Ceremonies, teams will make their way back to the Convention Center and catch their buses back to their hotels.

Shuttle Hours

  • Tuesday May 21: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 22: 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 23: 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, May 24: 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 25: 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

DI hotels with shuttle service to/from the Convention Center

  • 816 Hotel
  • AC Hotel
  • Adams Mark
  • Drury Inn Airport
  • Drury Inn & Suites Sports Complex
  • Embassy Suites Country Club Plaza
  • Fairfield Inn Airport
  • Fairfield Inn Union Hill
  • Four Points Airport
  • Four Points Sports Complex
  • Hampton Inn/Suites Country Club Plaza
  • Hilton Airport
  • Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza
  • Holiday Inn Express Airport
  • Home 2 Suites Airport
  • Hyatt Place Airport
  • Intercontinental
  • Liberty Lot parking
  • Marriott Airport
  • Marriott Country Club Plaza
  • Sheraton Suites Country Club Plaza
  • Westin Crown Center