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Hotel & Transportation Information


Frequently asked questions for guests traveling to World Pork Expo

Lodging 

**PLEASE BE AWARE OF HOTEL BOOKING SCAMS - WORLD PORK EXPO DOES NOT COORDINATE WITH ANY HOTEL BOOKING GROUPS**  All reservations must be made directly with the hotels.

2017 Hotels

For reference, below are links to a list of local hotels with rates, and a map showing where these hotels are located.

Camping 

Click here for World Pork Expo camping information.

Transportation 

Des Moines Area Rapid Transit 

DART is the largest public transit agency in Iowa, serving 19 cities in and around Polk County, and is at your service for travel between your hotel and World Pork Expo.

Trans Iowa, Iowa's largest transportation provider

Whether you need transportation to/from the airport, transportation between World Pork Expo and your hotel, or transportation for evening outings, Trans Iowa offers a suite of services, including:

Taxicabs are available 24 hours a day, drop-off/pick-up at the World Pork Expo outside of Gate 15 (East 33rd Street). All other services are available by appointment only. Trans Iowa accepts cash and credit cards (MasterCard and American Express) as payment. Taxicab dropoff/pickup at the World Pork Expo is outside Gate 15 (the E. 33rd Ave. Gate) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Visit transiowa.com.

Yellow & Capitol Cab Company

Call 515-282-8111 and Yellow & Capitol Cab Co. will take you where you need to go. Or, download a free smartphone app at GoTaxiDesMoines.com to order your cab.  

Available 24 hours a day, Yellow & Capital Cab Co. accepts cash and credit cards (MasterCard and American Express) as forms of payment. Taxicab dropoff/pickup at the World Pork Expo is just outside Gate 15 (the E. 33rd Ave. gate) of the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Uber

From low-cost to premium, every option feels like an upgrade to the everyday. And payment is automatic— no cash, no card, no hassle. Sign up with the code CATCHDSM at Uber.com or visit their website for more information. Below are some helpful links to make the best of your Uber experience.

For a full list of things to see and do around Des Moines during your stay, please visit the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau at CatchDesMoines.com.