Where is NCSA? How do I get there?
NCSA is on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. The address is 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana.
Other regional airports are: Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Indianapolis, Indiana (120 miles/190 kilometers away); O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago, Illinois (140 miles/220 kilometers away); and Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), Bloomington, Illinois (less than 60 miles/100 kilometers away).
You can also reach Champaign-Urbana via Amtrak train or Greyhound bus service. The Lincolnland Express also provides shuttle bus service between Urbana-Champaign and all regional airports and Chicago's Union Station.
A taxi from Willard Airport to NCSA will cost about $10. The Champaign County Visitors Guide offers information on taxis and other transportation.
Where can I stay in Urbana-Champaign?
1200 W. University Ave., Urbana
A block of rooms is available at the reduced rate of $99 per night; call 217-337-1100 before April 30 and ask for the NCSA block.
Check the online Champaign County Visitors Guide for information on other Urbana-Champaign accommodations.
Parking at NCSA
Metered parking is available near the NCSA Building on Clark Street, in the parking garage just north of NCSA, and on other surrounding streets. Rates are 75 cents/hour, and the meters accept quarters, dimes, nickels and dollar coins. While you can park all day in the garage, time limits for surrounding streets are usually two hours.
The Hampton Inn provides free guest parking and is within walking distance (less than 1 block) of NCSA.