Dayton International Airport has daily flights from around the country. Ground transportation to and from the Dayton airport is available through Charter Vans, Clean Cab Ohio and Uber. Apart from Dayton, the closest major airports are in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, each about an hour’s drive away.
Attendees arriving at the Dayton International Airport can call Charter Vans (937-898-4043) to arrange pick-up (must call 24 hours in advance to let them know the time and how many people you have). To travel to the Marriott at the University of Dayton, per-person prices are $33 for one passenger, $17 for two and $15 for three or more. These rates do not include tax.
Transportation also is available from Clean Cab Ohio (937-242-8779). The flat-rate fare is $38, which includes tax. (Please request the special Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop rate. The normal fare is $43.) The cabs seat four to six people. Arrangements can be made in advance by phone or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You must make arrangements two hours or more in advance.
Uber is also available. The estimated rates range from $21 to $27 for uberX and $32 to $42 for uberXL per ride.
For driving directions, click here. The workshop sessions will be held on River Campus.
The newly renovated Dayton Marriott at the University of Dayton is the official hotel of the Bombeck Workshop. Many workshop events will take place at the Marriott.
A limited number of rooms are available. Ask for the special room rate ($145) for Bombeck Workshop attendees when you register, valid for conference attendees for dates between April 4, 2018, check-in and April 8, 2018, check-out. Follow this link to make your reservation online at the special Bombeck Workshop rate. (Be sure to book the correct dates for your stay.)
Free shuttle buses to the workshop sessions are available to and from the Marriott, which is within a short walking distance from the University of Dayton’s River Campus.