Traveling to Lincoln

Air Travel

The ICC conference is expected to begin at 1:00 p.m. CT on Friday, July 19 (with on-site check-in and poster set-up 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and lunch at 12:00 noon CT) and it will end by 6:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, July 20. You should make your travel plans in such a way that you can be here for the entire conference. 

Flights into Lincoln, Nebraska, are available from United Airlines. Lincoln is served by the Lincoln Municipal Airport, just a 10-minute drive to downtown Lincoln. Direct connections are available through Chicago and Denver. If you are flying into Lincoln and staying at one of the hotels listed on the ICC website, contact the hotel directly to make arrangements for ground transport to/from the airport. If you opt for lodging arrangements outside of those on the conference website, taxi and ride-hailing services (Uber, Lyft) are an option for transport to hotels.

There are also many flights, and more airline options, available in and out of Omaha, Nebraska, through the Omaha Eppley Airfield, located 60 miles/97 km and 1 hour drive to the conference hotels.  Occasionally you can find flights into Omaha which are significantly less expensive than flights into Lincoln. 

There are shuttle services that you can reserve for ground transport from Omaha Eppley Airport to downtown Lincoln: Leisure Limousine and OmaLink. More information to be announced on any discounts that may be available. 

Car rentals are also available at the airport. If you are driving, Lincoln is right off Interstate 80.

You are required to cover the expense of registration, transportation, lodging and any associated costs of conference attendance. If you are submitting an oral presentation or poster for consideration, you may also request to be considered for funding assistance.

OMALiNK Instructions

OMALiNK shuttle rate from Omaha to Lincoln as of March 2024 is about $92.75 one way, and $185.50 round trip. When booking shuttle transport through OMALiNK online, put “ISPL/ICC” in the notes section to receive a $5 discount for each leg of the shuttle service. This should bring the total OMALiNK round-trip shuttle cost for ISPL/ICC participants to about $175.50, which includes taxes for ground transportation from Omaha to Lincoln and the return trip to Omaha. (Gratuity for the drivers would be in addition to this total). Book at least 48 hours in advance at

Driving in Lincoln

If you are driving into Lincoln, you will most likely be coming in from Interstate 80, or if traveling from Interstate 29, via Highway 2, Nebraska Highway. Downtown Lincoln is accessible from I-80, from the east, via Exit 401. From there take Interstate 180 to downtown. I-180 becomes 9th Street. If traveling from the west on Interstate 80, take Highway 6 into downtown which will turn into O Street. Hotels listed on the ICC travel and lodging page are all located in the downtown, Haymarket, and Railyard areas.