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Local Maps & Transportation

Nearest Airport: Roanoke (ROA): http://www.roanokeairport.com/

  • SmartWay Bus:$4, (exact change) but does not go to Marriott, stops at Squires Student Center (~1 mile walk uphill). Schedule. [UPDATE: SmartWay Bus DOES NOT RUN on Sundays, and does not have any transfer arrangements to airport) (SmartWay FAQs here.)
  • Car Rentals (Budget, Hertz, Alamo, Enterprise)
  • Roanoke Airport Transportation Service: SHUTTLE VAN–you should reserve a seat in advance!(Direct to & from the Marriott Residence Inn), located in the baggage area of the airport. You can call or email to make a reservation.
    $66/1 person/1 way
    $33/each for 2  people/1 way
    $30/each for 3 or more people/1 way
    Reservations/Contact: Toll Free Number: 1-800-288-1958
    Email: 
    roanokeats@aim.com
  • Taxi Ride (in general): ~$70/one-way

Other Airports within driving distance:

  • Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT): Charlotte NC, 178 miles from Blacksburg, 3 hour drive using I-77
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD): Washington DC, 255 miles via I-81, a little over 4 hours driving.


Local Maps:

VT main campus map

  • Squires Student Center to Residence Inn (walking map)
  • Residence Inn to Blacksburg Country Club (map)
  • Residence Inn to Pamplin Hall & Burruss Hall (walking map)
  • Blacksburg VA street map

 

Blacksburg Transit (City & Campus Bus):

Home page; (including live bus map)
Fare: 50 cents

 

Bike Rental: Bike Barn (540) 443-9960; (website), (rentals info)

 

 

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