By Air: Charlottesville-Albemarle
Getting there: Rt. 29 North eight miles, left on Airport Rd. (Rt 606)
From the airport to Charlottesville: Straight at the airport exit on Airport Rd. (Rt 606). Right at the first traffic light on Rt. 29. Eight miles into town.
In addition, the Richmond Airport is about one hour away and Dulles International and Reagan National airports, located in the Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., area respectively, are about two hours away.
The following airlines fly directly to Charlottesville:
Local counter hours: Daily 4:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Information and reservations: 800-221-1212
Offering daily nonstop flights to Cincinnati, Atlanta, and points beyond.
Local counter hours: 4:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Information and reservations: 800-225-2525
Offering daily nonstop flights to Detroit and points beyond.
Local counter hours: Daily 6 a.m.-7 p.m.
Information and reservations: 800-241-6522
Offering daily nonstop flights to Washington Dulles and points beyond.
US Airways Express
Local counter hours: Daily 5 a.m.-7 p.m.
Information and reservations: 800-428-4322
Offering daily nonstop flights to Philadelphia, Charlotte, New York's LaGuardia and points beyond.
Check website for rates and reservation information. Several hotels also offer shuttle services, so be sure to inquire.
A brief description of the services offered and photos of the fleet can be found on their website.
You can find taxis waiting to meet nearly every flight at the Charlottesville Airport, though you may have trouble late at night. Some taxis offer student discounts. A list of taxis with airport permits is available at www.gocho.com/trans.php
852 W. Main St.
For those looking for something a little different, Wahooptie Taxi offers brightly colored old-school limos and taxis. In addition to normal metered rides, the company offers special packages for wine/brewery tours and nights out on the town.
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The first three companies are available at the Charlottesville Airport.
Charlottesville Airport Office: 973-6000
Must be 25 to rent and have a major credit card in your name. Exceptions: USAA Members, military, or if the renter works with a corporation that has a waiver.
Charlottesville Airport Office: 297-4288
Must be 25 to rent in Charlottesville.
National Car Rental
Charlottesville Airport Office: 974-4664
Rt. 29 North & Greenbrier Dr: 973-2948
Charlottesville location requires minimum age of 25
and a major credit card to rent, or you can pay $25
extra per day if you are 21-24.
Seminole Square: 974-7488
Pantops Shopping Center: 979-5566
One of most reasonable places to rent while your car is in the shop. Must be 21. If under 25, additional fee per day applies. Cars can be rented on cash basis with qualification check.
Charlottesville station information: 296-4559
Getting there: W. Main St. From the Rotunda, follow University Ave./W. Main St. until you cross railroad. bridge. Station is on your right, down by the tracks.
Greyhound Bus Lines
310 W. Main St.
Fares, Schedules and Information: 295-5131
From the Northeast: From the Beltway around Washington, D.C., take I-66 West to second Rt. 29 exit (at Gainesville). Go south on Rt. 29 until you reach Charlottesville. Go under the 250 Bypass, pass Barracks Road Shopping on your right and turn right at traffic light at Arlington Blvd. The Law School is at the end of Arlington Blvd. For visitor parking, turn left on Massie, take first right (onto Nash), and turn into parking lot on right.
From the South: Take I-64 West from I-95 in Richmond, or come up by Rt. 29 North from Greensboro, NC. Either way, take Rt. 29 North to the Leonard Sandridge Rd. exit. Turn left at the stoplight (onto Massie Rd.). You will pass Darden, the business school, on the left; take the next left onto Nash Rd. and make an immediate right into the Law School's visitor parking lot.
From the West: Take I-64 East, or take the Pennsylvania Turnpike, I-81 South and I-64 East. To get to Law School, take Rt. 29 North. See directions "From the South" above.
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Driving Directions for directions to the undergraduate campus and Rotunda/Lawn