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Big Tent 2017



St. Louis is easily accessible by road, air, and rail.

The St. Louis airport (STL) is located about 12 miles from the Washington University campus, and served by most major airlines. Please make your own travel arrangements as early as possible for the best fares and choice of flights. Review the full Big Tent schedule (including pre- and post-conference opportunities) so you are sure of the dates you need to travel before booking your ticket.

Ground transportation

The St. Louis MetroLink ( provides light rail transportation between the airport and the Washington University campus; the one-way fare is $4.  Taxi fare is around $30.

GO BEST Express has offered to provide shuttle service to/from the airport and local hotels with negotiated rates. Click below now to guarantee your reserved seat on the vehicle as shuttles fill up fast! Discount rate ONLY available by booking through the provided link in advance. Reservations made on the spot at the counter will be subject to standard rates of $45 roundtrip. Discount code: BIGTENT
CLICK HERE to receive 10% off your reservation!!

Parking – On-campus parking is $5/day, with discounts for multiday passes. These must be pre-ordered and can be purchased as part of the registration process.