Travel Info

The 50th anniversary NeMLA convention will take place in Washington, DC, March 21-24, 2019, at the Gaylord National Resort Center.  

Discounted Flights with United Airlines

United Airlines is NeMLA's official airline for our Anniversary Convention!

  • This discount is for United Airlines flights to or from Reagan National Airport, valid travel dates March 17-28, 2019
  • Passengers in the 50 United States and Canada may reserve at discounted rates by calling their professional travel agency, booking online, or calling United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code ZFZZ and Agreement Code 151690.
  • Passengers outside the 50 United States and Canada may reserve at discounted rates by calling their professional travel agency, booking online, or emailing and providing their preferred itinerary, the Z Code ZFZZ, and Agreement Code 151690. Please allow 24 hours for email requests to be processed.

Flying to DC

The Gaylord National is a 15-minute drive from Reagan National Airport and a 45-minute drive from both Dulles International Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport. Shuttle and car service are available from these airports to the hotel.

Discounted Airport Transportation courtesy SuperShuttle, Express, and ExecuCar

The Gaylord National has secured hotel guests a discount for transportation to and from the Gaylord and all local DC airports with SuperShuttle, Express Eco, and ExecuCar. Use the discount code GNR50 when reserving (prepaid reservations only or on the SuperShuttle app). Reservations are recommended. 

Reserve over the phone at 1-800-660-8000, online, via email at, or at the Front Lobby's Transportation Desk at the Gaylord National. 

*Ticket prices subject to change. Please call ahead to verify current prices.

SuperShuttle Ticket Prices*

From Reagan National (DCA) to Gaylord National

  • 6 AM-8 PM, departs every 20 minutes from the Gaylord National's front door and every 20 minutes from the Reagan National Airport baggage claim
  • Tickets are also available from the SuperShuttle desk on the ground transportation level of the airport, near baggage claim 4 and 9
  • $18 one way; $33 per person, pre-paid round trip; $85 for exclusive van service
  • Pricing does not include $2.00 airport entry fee

From Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Gaylord National

  • $45 per passenger; $125 exclusive van
  • Pricing does not include $1.00 airport entry fee

From Baltimore/Washington Airport (BWI) to Gaylord National

  • $45 per passenger; $125 exclusive

*Estimated pricing is for a one-way rate. Schedules are not determined by the Gaylord National and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Please verify directly with SuperShuttle.

Room & Ride Forum

The Graduate Student Caucus and the CAITY. Caucus are again hosting the Room and Ride Forum. Caucus members who want to share the costs of traveling to or staying in DC for the 50th Anniversary Convention may start here!

Post a thread or review others to find people who want to carpool or share a room. For those interested in reducing the cost of attending the convention, visit and join the forum.

National Harbor Shuttle Service (free)

Guests at the Gaylord National can enjoy free transportation on the Harbor Circulator Bus, with stops including the MGM National Harbor and Tanger Outlets. The shuttle runs 11 AM to 10:13 PM Sunday to Thursday, and 11 AM to 12:53 AM Friday and Saturdays.

Old Town Trolley Tour

The Old Town Trolley Tour has day tours taking Gaylord National guests to the National Mall and around important sites and free museums in Washington, DC. The Tour departs from the Gaylord National at 8:30 AM and returns at 5:30 PM 7 days per week.

Bus Service

The National Harbor and the Gaylord National Hotel are connected to the Metro (WMATA) on the NH1/National Harbor Bus Line. For bus schedules and maps, please visit the WMATA website.

Sponsored Local Activities

At each year's convention, NeMLA sponsors activities in our local host city to show attendees all that the city has to offer, with cost of admission discounted for you thanks to NeMLA's sponsorship. 

Help us determine our local events: vote in our online survey by December 9!