Getting to Indy

Whether you choose a plane, train, or automobile, you’ll find Indianapolis a convenient hub for travel!

By Automobile

Indy by AutomobileIt’s called the Crossroads of America for a reason. Five major interstates intersect in Indianapolis, making PLA Conference the perfect chance to get in your first road trip of the season.

Or let someone else do the driving. Mega Bus offers low cost tickets (as low as $3 if you purchase early!) to ride in style. They offer luxury single and double deckers with free wi-fi, at-seat plug-ins and panoramic windows. Direct service is available from Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville, and Nashville. Visit to take a look. The Indianapolis station is less than a mile from downtown and the convention center.

By Train

Indy by TrainAmtrak’s Cardinal/Hoosier State line connects Indianapolis with both New York and Chicago (and many stops in between!) and offers a scenic ride along the rails. Explore itineraries on The station is less than half a mile from downtown and the convention center.

By Plane

Indy by PlaneThe Indianapolis International Airport sits just outside the city with lots of “schedule friendly” nonstops. ALA has partnered with United Airlines to offer special discounts exclusive to attendees and guests. Save 2% up to 10% on select fares when traveling on United Airlines and flights operated by United or other airlines branded United Express, Lufthansa, and All Nippon Airways. Applicable restrictions apply.

To receive the discount:

  1. Call United Airlines at 800-864-8331 or go online to
    1. Reference # ZQSY840105
    2. Full mileage credit will be earned by frequent flyer club members.
  2. Contact Gant Travel, the official travel coordinator for PLA 2014
    1. Call 877-786-0957
    2. E-mail
    3. Reservations are available 7:30 AM–6:00 PM Central
    4. A $25.00 service fee applies for agent assistance.