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
  • Airline Discounts Available: The AAFP has arranged for airfare discounts through United and Delta. The AAFP does not endorse utilizing these platforms or businesses, nor have any relationship with these airlines. At the time of the meeting, these were the only airlines that offer conference discounts and as a courtesy to our attendees, the AAFP has arranged for a discount code. The discount will vary based on itinerary, location, operator, and fare. Please email for the discount code for both airlines

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.