Travel Information

Driving Directions

Minneapolis Convention Center
1301 2nd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 335-6000

Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55403
(612) 376-1000 

From Minneapolis-St. Paul International:
Take Highway 5 East to 62W to 35W North and follow ''Downtown Exits''. Exit at 11th Street and stay in the right-hand lane. The Hilton is located on the corner of 11th Street and Marquette Avenue.

From the East:
Take 94 West toward Minneapolis. Take the 11th Street exit and stay in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage entrance to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance.

From the West:
Take 94 East toward Minneapolis. Nearing downtown, take the Hennepin-Lyndale exit and stay in the left lane. Take a left at the first stop light onto Dunwoody Blvd. Turn right onto 12th Street. Follow 12th Street to Marquette Avenue and turn left. Follow Marquette one-and-a-half blocks to the main hotel entrance for valet parking. For self-parking, follow Marquette past the Hilton to 10th Street and turn right. Follow 10th Street to 2nd Avenue and turn right again. Enter the parking garage to your right.

From the North:
Take 35W South to 94 West. Enter 94 West - do not take the exit for 11th Avenue. On 94 West stay in the right-hand lane and take the 11th Street exit. Proceed on 11th Street staying in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance.

From the South:
Take 35W North toward Minneapolis. Nearing downtown, follow ''Downtown Exits'' (#65, a left exit). Take the 11th Street exit. Proceed West on 11th Street staying in the right-hand lane. The parking garage entrance is on 11th Street on the right between 2nd Avenue and Marquette. For valet parking, continue past the garage to Marquette and turn right. Follow Marquette to the main hotel entrance. 

From the Light Rail:
Light Rail is accessible from both the Humphrey and Lindbergh Terminals at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Follow signage towards “ground transportation”. Route 55 services downtown and runs every 7.5 minutes during rush hour and 10-15 minutes during non-rush hour. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes and fares vary between $1.75 - $2.25.

Proceed to the Nicollet Mall Station (5th Street & Nicollet). Pick up the “Free Bus” on 5th Street and Marquette Avenue and take to the 11th Street stop (11th Street & Marquette). Hotel is located on corner of 11th Street and Marquette Avenue.

Additional Information
SFB has two designated mothers rooms located on the second floor of the convention center (circled rooms on map) For door codes visit registration.