The conference venue for the 49th IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) is the Sheraton Grand Seattle, Seattle, USA.
Set in the heart of downtown Seattle at 6th and Pike, the conference hotel is within walking distance to several of Seattle's attractions, shopping, and dining. Visit shops, restaurants, bars, and attractions just a block away, such as Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, and Chihuly Garden & Glass. We look forward to making your stay memorable in downtown Seattle.
Conference hotel address: Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101
Seattle-Tacoma airport is 15 miles south of conference hotel and serves many international and domestic carriers. It's one of the biggest airports in the USA. Thirty-four airlines serve 91 non-stop domestic and 28 international destinations. Seattle offers non-stop connections to Canada, China, France, Germany, Iceland, India, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK, etc.
Transportation from airport to hotel: Taxifare: $45 (one way)
Car: Driving directions:
Depart Sea-Tac Airport and follow the sign “to Freeways” to I-5 North. Take I-5 North to Exit #165 Seneca Street (exit on the left side of the freeway). Stay to the right on the exit ramp and take a right onto 6th Avenue. Follow 6th Avenue for 2.5 blocks. The Sheraton Grand Seattle is on the right side of the street at 6th Avenue and Union Street; entrance is the 2nd driveway.
By Train: For travel from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) to the conference hotel (Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101): The Link light rail train provides convenient transportation from the airport to downtown Seattle. Take the Link train (north-bound towards Northgate) from the airport and get off at Westlake Station and walk to 1400 6th avenue (~ 3 minute walk). Total travel time is approximately 45 minutes (fare $3). Please note that hotel car parking is very expensive ($60/day).