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General Convention


I always come away from the NASP conventions with energy and renewed excitement about being a school psychologist.
Alice Wellborn, MA, NCSP
Transylvania County Schools

I am always impressed with the level of expertise and depth of offerings at the NASP convention.
Nadine Woodle, NCSP
Naperville School District 203

Travel Arrangements

Located centrally on the East Coast, Washington, DC boasts three major airports, has direct train routes to many major Northeast cities, and is less than a day’s drive away from more than half of the U.S. population!

Flying to the Convention

With hundreds of daily flights, getting into Washington, DC is easy! Choose from three major airports in the metro area.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
  • 7 miles
  • 20 minute drive
  • $4 on the Metro
  • $14 on Super Shuttle
  • $30 cab ride
Washington Dulles Internationational Airport (IAD)
  • 28 miles
  • 40 minute drive
  • $29 on Super Shuttle
  • $60 cab ride
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
  • 39 miles
  • 55 minute drive
  • $37 on Super Shuttle
  • $90 cab ride

Delta Airlines is offering a special discount for attendees traveling to Washington, DC from within the U.S. and Canada. Use meeting event code NMGKV to take advantage of this offer.

Official Travel Agency

Receive assistance with your travel arrangements by booking via Premiere Travel, at (800) 456-2335 or (703) 821-8884, 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday–Friday.

Transportation to the Hotel

DC Metro

The Washington, DC Metro System is an inexpensive travel option from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Just $4 gets you to the Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan Metro station, right across the street from the hotels! 

Super Shuttle

Share a Super Shuttle van for a quick and easy way to get from any airport to the hotel. Plus, use discount code 4YY85to save up to $5 on a round trip ride!

Rent a Car

If you’re renting a car for your time in DC, make sure to take advantage of discounts with Avis for convention attendees using Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number, D016820.

Driving to the Convention

By car, the nation’s capital is just a short drive away from most major Northeast cities. No scanners, no peanuts, and bring as much baggage as you like!

City Driving Time
Richmond, VA    1 hour, 45 minutes
Philadelphia, PA 2 hours, 30 minutes
New York, NY  3 hours, 45 minutes
Pittsburgh, PA 3 hours, 50 minutes

Parking at the Convention

Hotel Parking

Omni Shoreham Hotel
$35 plus tax (total $41.20)

Washington Marriott Wardman Park
Self-Parking: $36
Valet: $41

Street Parking

Residential parking has two hour limits generally until 6:30pm.

Metered parking costs a quarter for 15 minutes with a maximum of two hours. Street parking is strictly enforced.

Parking App

Parkme is a useful app that also assists with identifying available parking in the area.

Taking the Bus to the Convention

Put your feet up and let someone else do the driving! Low-cost bus lines like Megabus and BoltBus offer travel from many East Coast cities for an unbeatable price.

  • Tickets for as low as $1 each way.
  • Many lines pick up and drop off at Union Station.
  • Direct routes from most major Northeast cities.

Taking the Train to the Convention

Taking the train is an inexpensive, stress-free way to get to Washington, DC from along the Northeast corridor.

From Union Station

  • Direct routes from most major cities in the Northeast.
  • Major stop for Amtrak’s high-speed Acela Express service.
  • MARC and VRE commuter train access from the surrounding areas.
  • Hop on the Metro’s red line, which goes straight to the hotels!