Travel Information for General Attendees


Basic Travel to Louisville by air


The Louisville International Airport’s code is SDF.


Basic Travel to Louisville by car


The following interstates are the most reliable entry into Louisville:

I-65 (Note to those coming from the North: this will take you over a toll bridge as you cross into Kentucky from Indiana), I-64, and I-71. 


Directions to Chao Auditorium in the Ekstrom Library


2215 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208

When you walk into the building from the East (Quad Side):

-Walk past the various study areas (you’ll see the Digital Media Suite on your right), through the double doors by the elevator, and then take a left by the bathroom and proceed down the stairs to your left to the the breakfast and registration area of our symposium. 

When you walk into the building from the West (4th Street Side):

-Go directly through the two sets of door, pass the circulation desk on your right and go down the stairs until you see the breakfast and registration area of our symposium.


Directions to The Filson Historical Society


1310 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40208

-Leave the round about heading east toward the North Information Center. 

-Take a left onto S 1st Street, between the College of Music (left) and College of Education (right)

-Turn left onto W Cardinal Blvd.

-Turn right onto S 2nd St.

-Travel, 0.8 miles and turn left onto W Ormsby for one block.

-Turn left at the light onto S 3rd Street.

-Filson Historical Society will be on your right.


For transportation services, consider these options


Lyft: https://www.lyft.com/

Über: https://www.uber.com/cities/louisville/

Green Cab of Louisville—Eco-Friendly Cab Service: (502) 635-6400

Yellow Cab Louisville: (502) 636-5511

Taxi 7: (502) 777-7777


Resources for restaurants and hotels


https://www.gotolouisville.com/restaurants/

https://www.gotolouisville.com/hotels/