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Getting to San Marcos

Old Main building

San Marcos

San Marcos, a city in the state of Texas, is located on Interstate 35, 30 miles south of Austin and 47 miles north of San Antonio. San Marcos is the home of Texas State University, located at 601 University Drive. The TEMA Conference will be held at the LBJ Center.

City of San Marcos Map

Texas State University Map

Travelling by plane

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)
The Austin Airport is located approximately 33 miles (53 km) north of San Marcos. If you plan to fly, we recommend that you choose to arrive in Austin.

Ground Transportation from the Austin Airport


San Antonio International Airport (SAIA)
The San Antonio International Airport is located approximately 43 miles (69 km) south of San Marcos.


Ground Transportation from the San Antonio Airport


San Marcos Taxi and Cabs

Hays Taxi Service: 512.665.0048
Yellow Cab: 512.452.9999 
Austin Cab: 512.478.2222
Lone Star Cab: 512.836.4900

Travelling by car

San Marcos is located along Interstate 35 (I-35) between Austin and San Antonio.

map of austin-san marcos-san antonio area

From Austin

Take I-35 South about 23 miles. You can take exits 206204 to access the town. The university is located on the West (right) side of I-35 coming from the direction of Austin.


From San Antonio

Take I-35 North approximately 46 miles. You may take exits 204206 to access the town. Texas State University and the town square are located on the West (left) side of the freeway coming from San Antonio.

Getting to the hotel

The conference hotel is the:

Wingate hotels logo  Wingate by Wyndham in San Marcos.


Address: 108 N. I-35, San Marcos, TX 78666-6860.

To book the conference rate call: 512-754-6621.

Mention the Texas Medieval Association or TEMA conference at the time of booking.

The hotel is conveniently located just 1.5 miles from campus and is walking distance to several restaurants. Reservations include Breakfast, Wifi, Printing, Copying, and Fitness Center.

Reserve early as there is a limited block of conference rooms available!

Directions to the hotel:

From Austin, Take I-35 South to exit 204A, do the turn around and the hotel is on the east bound of the frontage road.

From San Antonio, take exit 204, stay on the Access road thru traffic light. Turn right at Luby’s.