Travel

Conference Venue

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Hall G & H
Address: 900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

All general conference programs such as training, summits, sessions, BOFs, and keynotes will be hosted at this venue. Social events may be located off-site, see our Social Events listings for details.

The Convention Center is an ADA accessible venue. If you have accessibility requirements not addressed here, you can contact us with questions or select "contact me" during registration and our team will be in touch to discuss options. Feel free to check out the virtual tour of the Convention Center or download the floor plan below.

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Hotels

All partner hotels within our contracted block are now sold out.

Our partner hotels are located within walking and public transportation distance to the Con. Below is the Official Hotel which will have the 24-hour Sprint Lounge. Check out our Hotels page to find additional hotel options.

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Official Hotel: New Orleans Marriott
Address: 555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130 (17 minute walk from venue)
Price per night: $229 + tax
Rate includes access to the fitness center. Complimentary in-room internet for Marriott Rewards members ($1 per day for non-members). Sign up for free at marriottrewards.com/freeinternet.
Stay at this hotel and live close to the French Quarter action! The 24-hour Sprint Lounge means you'll be running into Drupalistas at all hours of the day.

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Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)

Address: 900 Airline Dr, Kenner, LA 70062
MSY is the closest international airport to the Convention Center, located 30 minutes (depending on traffic) from the venue.

Getting to the Venue

Public Transportation

The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level. The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) is $2.00. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans, which takes approximately 50 minutes. The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport in the outer lanes at Door 7. For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website, www.jeffersontransit.org, or the RTA website www.norta.com.

Taxis

Cab ride costs $36.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $15.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Airport Shuttle Service

Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotels in the CBD for $24.00 (per person, one-way) or $40.00 (per person, round-trip). Three bags per person. Call 1-866-596-2699 or (504) 522-3500 for more details or to make a reservation. Advance reservations are required 24 hours before your arrival time at the airport and 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call in advance of your travel date for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved. For group reservations of 50 or more people please dial 1-866-596-2699. Book online to receive the discounted rates for DrupalCon attendees.

Book Airport Shuttle

Visa Invitation Requests

If you're visiting from outside the US, you may need a visa. Please review the United States Visitor Visa requirements, as you may qualify for the Visa Waiver Program.

The Drupal Association is happy to issue an official letter of invitation to registered attendees. If you need a visa to travel, please register first and then request your invitation letter. Letters are issued every Friday and the final day to request a visa invitation letter is April 15, 2016.

Request a letter