American Association of Feline Practitioners

Veterinary professionals passionate about the care of cats

Transportation and Parking

Transportation and Parking

Traveling to the Conference

Airport: Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Transportation to and from airport:
    • Estimated Taxi Fare: $25-30 one way; 15 minutes

Bus: Greyhound Bus Station

  • Distance: 1 mile
  • Transportation to and from bus station:
    • Estimated Taxi Fare: $15 one way; 7 minutes

Railway: Amtrak

  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Transportation to and from Amtrak station
    • Estimated Taxi Fare: $20 one way; 10 minutes

AAFP Attendee Parking Rates

Westin Hotel Parking: $15 Self-Parking; $25 Valet

Street Parking: Street Parking is available in most areas of the city. Meters rates vary according to locations. Most metered spaces, located in high-demand areas, are $0.25 for each 15 minutes. Those located on the perimeter of the city are $0.50 per hour.

Getting Around

LYNX Light Rail

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  • Fee: $1.50 for most one-way trips
  • Hours of operation: Sunday – Saturday, 6:00 AM To 11:00 PM
  • About: Running from the northern edge of the city to the southern-most tip of Charlotte, the Light Rail is a great way to get around. The hotel's direct connection to Stonewall Station allows guests to access the EpiCentre or Bobcat Arena, great shopping, and other parts of Charlotte with ease.