Getting to Charlottesville

Getting to Charlottesville

By Air: Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport 
100 Bowen Loop #200

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:

American Airlines

Delta Connection 

United Airlines

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Airport Transportation

A Goff Airport Shuttle Transportation
Reservations/Charlottesville Airport: 434-975-8267
Toll free: 877-463-3227

Check website for rates and reservation information. Several hotels also offer shuttle services, so be sure to inquire.

Camryn Executive Transportation and Limousine

A brief description of the services offered and photos of the fleet can be found on their website.

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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

A and A Limousine, LLC
677 Berkmar Court

Yellow Cab of Charlottesville
1515 6th St. SE 

Yellow Cab is known for its free rides on New Year's (based on availability) and the one-liners on the backs of its cars.

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Car Rentals

Avis Rent-A-Car
Reservations: 800-331-1212
Charlottesville Airport Office: 434-973-6000

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.

Reservations: 800-654-3131
Charlottesville Airport Office: 434-297-4288

Must be 25 to rent in Charlottesville.

National Car Rental
Reservations: 800-227-7368
Charlottesville Airport Office: 434-974-4664
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. 

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 
Reservations: 855-266-9289
Charlottesville Airport Office: 434-974-4664
Seminole Square: 434-974-7488
Pantops Shopping Center: 434-979-5566

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.

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By Train and Bus

800-USA-RAIL (872-7245)
810 W. Main St.
Charlottesville station information: 434-296-4559
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: 434-295-5131

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By Car

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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