Travel & Transportation


Downtown is about 20 minutes from the Nashville International Airport (BNA). Here are some options for getting to the downtown area.


Airline discount with Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines® is proud to partner with AAPA to offer discounted fares to/from Nashville for eligible travelers attending AAPA 2023!

  • Book your flights by visiting using Company ID: 99352105 to qualify for eligible discounted rates and bonus rapid reward points.
  • Qualifying discounts on eligible fares are for reservations booked through SWABIZ between March 1 – May 15, for travel May 15, 2023 – May 27, 2023.
  • As a reward for our partnership, travelers will receive 25% more Rapid Reward bonus points* on all qualifying flights* booked via SWABIZ during March 1, 2023 through May 15, 2023 and flown to or from Nashville, TN (BNA) between May 15, 2023 through May 27, 2023.

*Restrictions apply. Visit for more information.

Getting Around Nashville

Many of Nashville’s attractions are walkable from Music City Center, but if you are interested in some other modes of transportation check out these options.

  • Nashville BCycle has brand new electric bikes or grab an e-scooter with Bird, Lime or Spin options.
  • There are various parking spaces in the city, making it easy to bring or rent a car.


Music City Center is home to the largest covered parking garage in downtown Nashville. With reasonable rates and 24-hour roving security, it’s the best place to park downtown!

Open daily to the public and Music City Center guests, the three-level, covered garage has 1,800 spaces and is equipped with a fully-automated system that accepts debit and credit cards upon exit.

The garage is located at 701 Demonbreun Street. Primary access (P3) is at the intersection of 7th Avenue and Demonbreun Street with auxiliary access (P1 & P2) along 6th Avenue.

NOTICE: New parking rates effective August 11, 2022

0-5 hours $10.00
5-9 hours $15.00
9-12 hours $20.00
12-18 hours $25.00
Overnight $35.00
Lost Ticket $35.00

No in/out on same ticket.

No trailer parking.

*Special event rates may apply and will be posted as you enter the garage.