Greater Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
"Ohio?" you say... "Columbus?" you say... "Isn't that a fly-over country?" you say... "Au contraire!" we say. Heralded as one of the top ten arts destinations in the US (American Style Magazine, June 2008), this friendly city mixes sleek, edgy modernism with the warmth of old brick and Victorian charm. In fact, there is so much to say about Columbus that we don't want to crowd this page with it, so click here to read more about our fair city.
Getting to Columbus
Drivers can reach Columbus via two major interstates that intersect near downtown: I-70 (east-west) and I-71 (north-south). I-670 connects the airport to downtown, and I-270 circles the city. For construction information, go to www.pavingtheway.org or call 614.645.PAVE.
Visitors flying into the city arrive at John Glenn Columbus International Airport (614.239.4000; www.columbusairports.com), located just 10 minutes east of downtown and served by the following carriers:
Air Canada is Canada's largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. Together with its Air Canada Express regional partners and leisure carrier, Air Canada rouge, Air Canada serves over 38 million passengers annually and provides direct passenger service to more then 190 destinations on five continents.
Book Today at: www.aircanada.ca
Together with regional partner American Airlines, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We're a founding member of the Oneworld Alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries.
Book Today at: www.aa.com
What started as a humble, little aerial crop dusting operation called Huff Daland Dusters in 1924 has now grown into one of the world's largest global airlines, helping more then 160 million travelers get to the places they want to go each year.
Book Today at: www.delta.com
Headquartered in Denver, we currently serve more than 55 cities in the United States, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Cuba on approximately 275 daily flights. Our commitment to you is supported by a team of approximately 3,000 hard-working, aviation professionals.
Book Today at: https://www.flyfrontier.com/
With an extensive network, we serve more then 90 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Combined, we operate more then 3,800 flights a day including more then 500 roundtrip markets.
Book Today at: www.southwest.com
World's most comprehensive global route network, including world-class international gateways to Asia and Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East with non-stop or one-stop service from virtually anywhere in the United States.
Book Today at: www.united.com
Taxis, Lyft, and Uber are available at the airport 24 hours a day. The approximate fare into downtown Columbus is $25. In May 2016, AirConnect, a new circulator route to/from John Glenn Columbus International Airport and downtown Columbus began. The cost is $2.75 each way. Stops are made at the arrival and departure levels every 30 minutes, 7 days a week. Downtown, stops are made at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and many of the area hotels. Tickets can be purchased at a kiosk with credit cards (only) or on-board with cash (only). For additional information, visit COTA.com. Rental cars are available on-site in an attached garage. Shuttle and limo service may be pre-arranged.
Estimated Drive Time to Columbus from:
- Chicago - 5hrs 39mins
- Cincinnati - 1hr 40mins
- Cleveland - 2hrs 18mins
- Dayton - 1hr 14mins
- Detroit - 3hrs 26mins
- Indianapolis - 2hrs 46mins
- Louisville - 3hrs 22mins
- Pittsburgh - 3hrs 3mins
- St. Louis - 6hrs 32mins
- Toledo - 2hrs 26mins
- Toronto - 7hrs 7mins
Driving Directions to the Convention Center
Address: 400 N. High St., Columbus OH 43215
From John Glenn Columbus International Airport: I-670 West Exit 4B to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
From the North (Cleveland): Take I-71 South to the Spring Street Exit; travel West on Spring Street to Fourth Street; head North on Fourth Street to Nationwide Blvd.; turn left on Nationwide Blvd. OR: Take I-71 South and travel West on I-670, take exit 109A; take exit 4B to the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
From the South (Cincinnati): Take I-71 North to I-70 East; exit at Fourth Street; head north on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard; turn left onto Nationwide Blvd.
From the West (Indianapolis): Take I-70 East to Fourth Street exit; head north on Fourth Street to Nationwide Boulevard; turn left onto Nationwide Blvd.
From the East (Wheeling): Take I-70 West and follow the signs for Interstate 70 W/Dayton/OH-315 N to E Goodale St in Columbus. Take the I-670 E exit. Continue on I-670 E and take exit 4A-4B-4C and continue on E Goodale St and drive to N High Street.