Travel to TCU

Please note that their list represents just a sampling of the many hotels available to guests to the Fort Worth area.

THE ASHTON – DOWNTOWN
(817) 332-0100
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

EMBASSY SUITES DOWNTOWN
(817) 332-6900
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES
(817) 335-2000
Approximately 1 mile from TCU

FAIRFIELD INN AND SUITES DOWNTOWN/CONVENTION CENTER
(817) 529-9200
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

HAMPTON INN BY HILTON
(817) 346-7845
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

HILTON FORT WORTH
(817) 870-2100
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

HILTON GARDEN INN MEDICAL CENTER
(817) 921-0788
Approximately 3 miles from TCU

HILTON HOMEWOOD SUITES CITYVIEW
(817) 585-1160
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS
(817) 292-4900
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS DOWNTOWN
(817) 698-9595
Approximately 3 miles from TCU

EXTENDED STAY AMERICA – MEDICAL CENTER
(817) 338-4808
Approximately 1 mile from TCU

HOMEWOOD SUITES MEDICAL CENTER
(817) 921-0202
Approximately 3 miles from TCU

HYATT PLACE FORT WORTH/CITYVIEW
(817) 361-9797
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

HYATT PLACE HISTORIC STOCKYARDS
(817) 626-6000
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

LA QUINTA INN
(817) 370-2700
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

COURTYARD FORT WORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE
(817) 335-1300
Approximately 1 mile from TCU

COURTYARD FORT WORTH DOWNTOWN/BLACKSTONE
(817) 885-8700
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

MARRIOTT COURTYARD WEST/LANDS END
(817) 737-6923
Approximately 3 miles from TCU

OMNI – DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH
(817) 535-6664
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

RENAISSANCE WORTHINGTON HOTEL
(817) 870-1000
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

SHERATON – DOWNTOWN FORT WORTH
(817) 335-7000
Approximately 4 miles from TCU

SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT
(817) 878-2554
Approximately 2 miles from TCU

THE STOCKYARDS HOTEL
(817) 625-6427
Approximately 6 miles from TCU

TOWNEPLACE SUITES FORT WORTH SOUTHWEST/TCU AREA
(817) 732-2224
Approximately 3.5 miles from TCU

TOWNEPLACE SUITES FORT WORTH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
(817) 632-0800
Approximately 2 miles from TCU

TOWNEPLACE SUITES FORT WORTH DOWNTOWN
(817) 332-6300
Approximately 5 miles from TCU

Friday and Sunday

Prior to 5:00pm on Friday, guests may park in any non-reserved lot. From 5:00-8:00pm on Friday and all day Sunday, guests may park in any lot, including reserved. Please refrain from parking in Health Center, Hall Director, or 24-hour reserved spots. TCU provides complimentary shuttle service for students and visitors. For shuttle routes, click HERE.

Please note that game day parking regulations begin at 8:00pm on Friday.  Overnight parking for participants is not allowed on this date.

Saturday

TCU game day parking regulations will be in place on Saturday.  Please click HERE for a complete game day fan guide information from TCU Athletics. For information specifically about parking, please visit this page in the late summer/early fall of 2019.

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is 25 miles from TCU. Shuttle, train, taxi, ride share, and car rental services are available at the terminal.

Love Field is 35 miles from TCU. Shuttle, tax, ride share, and car rental services are available at the terminal.

Airport Shuttle
Super Shuttle is available to or from the D/FW Airport. They may be reached by calling 800-BLUE-VAN or 817-329-2000. No reservations are required from the airport, however, for trips to the airport, reservations are necessary. Reservations from the airport can be made at the Super Shuttle phone in the terminal. Shuttles depart every 30 minutes (approximately) from D/FW Airport. Return arrangements must be made two hours prior to a desired pick-up time.

Rail Service 
The TEXRail links the D/FW Airport with downtown Fort Worth. For more information, click here.

Taxis
Taxi fare from downtown Fort Worth to the campus is about $10. Allow 45 minutes for the trip from D/FW Airport to TCU. The fare is approximately $50 one way.

Driving to TCU
TCU is located four miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth on University Drive. The address for the Brown-Lupton University Union is:

2901 Stadium Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

From the D/FW Airport, follow the South airport exit. Take 360 South to Arlington. From 360 follow signs to I-30 West to Fort Worth. Travel through to Fort Worth (past Six Flags and the Ballpark). Travel through downtown and exit University Drive South. TCU is 2 miles from the Interstate.

From the north or south, take I-35 West to I-30 West. Travel through downtown and exit University Drive South. TCU is 2 miles from the Interstate.

From the west or east, exit I-30 to University Drive South. The campus is about 2 miles from the Interstate.

Campus Map

Family Weekend participants are invited to experience one thing that makes TCU so unique – our hometown of Fort Worth. Visitors to the city have the opportunity to experience the great American West, rich arts and culinary treasures, and the top-rated downtown in America.  For more information about things to see and do in Fort Worth, please click HERE.

During your visit, be sure to check out these memorable areas.

  • Downtown Ft. Worth District: One of the most exciting and pedestrian-friendly downtown areas in the nation.
  • Historic Stockyards District: This down-home district boasts 15 square blocks of tradition, nightlife, family fun and great shopping.
  • Cultural District: The Fort Worth Cultural District features five internationally-recognized museums in a beautiful park-like setting.
  • West 7th District: A vibrant, urban village unsurpassed for those seeking style, taste and experiences.
  • Near Southside District: An eclectic area offering a variety of unique, locally owned, “unchained” dining and shopping.
  • TCU District: Surrounded by mature oak trees, TCU campus is nestled in the heart of the city—between quiet neighbors and bustling eateries. Where Horned Frogs play, live, work and shop.

There are a number of eating establishments on campus available to Family Weekend participants. We encourage you to explore these or the many other outstanding dining options available in Fort Worth.

Hours are subject to change.  For more information, please visit TCU Dining Services’ website.


Brown-Lupton University Union

Chick-fil-A

Looking for a quick breakfast, lunch, or snack? Chick-fil-A can meet your needs by serving some of your favorite selections from the Chick-fil-A brand.  Chick-fil-A is located on the first floor of the Union.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:00am-1:00am
Saturday: 9:00am-11:30pm
Sunday: Closed
 

Market Square

Market Square is TCU’s all-you-care-to-eat dining facility. It occupies the south wing of the second floor of the Union and is the largest dining location on campus. Market Square has seven stations that offer varying menus changing from breakfast to lunch to dinner. Vegetarian options are available.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-9:00pm
 

Union Grounds

Union Grounds is located on the first floor of the Union, and serves as a hot spot for those in need of coffee, a quick snack, or small meal. It carries a limited line of grocery and sundry items, snacks and bottled beverages, as well as freshly packaged salads, and sushi from the Simply To Go case.

Union Grounds features Starbucks Coffee, and serves a variety of both hot and cold coffee beverages, such as Tazo Tea. Also made to order deli style sandwiches and cold marble stone ice cream.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:00am-1:00am
Saturday: 9:00am-1:30am
Sunday: 9:00am-1:30am


King Family Commons

Caliente

Caliente serves customizable Tex-Mex dishes. The menu offers tacos, burritos, taco salad, queso, salsa, and more.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 11:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
 

Magnolias Zero 7

Magnolias was created to fulfill the growing need of dining options for students with various allergies and dietary restrictions. Providing lunch and dinner, Magnolias Zero 7 meals are made fresh daily. The rotating menu is designed to produce diverse options reflective of the season. Magnolias offers a variety of proteins, fresh vegetables, and desserts. All meals cooked in Magnolias are soy, egg, wheat/gluten, shellfish, dairy, and tree nut/peanut FREE.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 11:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-2:00pm & 5:00pm-8:00pm
 

O’Brien’s

Named after Davie O’Brien, TCU’s Heisman Trophy winner, O’Brien’s features a variety of entrees, including burgers, gyros, grilled cheese, and chicken sandwiches, as well as sides including curly fries and onion rings.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 8:00am-10:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am-10:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am-10:00pm
 

The Press

The Press is located on the first floor of the King Family Commons, and serves as a hot spot for those in need of coffee, a quick snack, or small meal. It carries a limited line of grocery items, snacks and bottled beverages, as well as freshly packaged salads, from the Simply To Go case. The Press features Starbucks Coffee and hot panini sandwiches.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:00am-11:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-11:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-11:00pm


University Recreation Center

Rollin’ n Bowlin’

Rollin’ n Bowlin’ is located on the main level of the Rec Center. The cafe, founded by two TCU Entrepreneurial Management students, focuses on serving acai bowls, smoothies, superfood bowls, cold-pressed juices, and other healthy options.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:00am-7:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00pm-6:00pm


Mary Couts Burnett Library

Bistro Burnett

If you need coffee, pastries or fruit and you are in the Library, Bistro Burnett is a sure choice.  Located in the Mary Couts Burnett Library, this coffee shop offers service six days a week to match a variety of schedules.

Hours of Operation
Friday: 7:30am-3:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00pm-1:00am