Getting to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA
The closest major airport is Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (www.roanokeairport.com), about 38 miles northeast of Blacksburg. It is serviced by Allegiant Air, American, US Airways, United Airlines, or Delta, which connect to dozens of leading metropolitan cities (Orlando, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Charlotte).
Dulles International Airport (Airport Code: IAD) All direct international flights to Washington, DC fly into Dulles. From Dulles, you may take a direct flight to Roanoke, VA, take the MegaBus (www.megabus.com) to Christiansburg, VA where you will take the SmartWay Bus to Blacksburg, VA or you may rent a car and drive to Blacksburg, VA from the Dulles International Airport.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (Airport Code: CLT) All direct international flights to Charlotte, NC fly into Charlotte Douglas International Airport. From Charlotte, you may take a direct flight to Roanoke, VA, tor you may rent a car and drive to Blacksburg, VA from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Ground Transportation Available:
The following are options for any ground transportation you may need after your arrival. These services can be found on the first floor of the terminal near the baggage claim area.
Roanoke Airport Transportation Service (www.roanokeats.com ) provides easy access to Blacksburg and the Inn at Virginia Tech. The airport is approximately 45 minutes away from scenic Blacksburg.
Reservations call: 1-800-288-1958 or 540-345-7710
Services available include shuttle and private car. Reservations in advance are required, offering 24 hour service.
Smart Way Bus Service
1-800-388-7005 or 540-982-6622
Service is $4 per person to Blacksburg. The bus operates Monday through Saturday (does not run on Sunday) at regularly scheduled times. Bus drops off on the Virginia Tech campus at the Squires Student Center stop. Visit the website for the exact route and times.
The following cab services are available from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.
- Go Green Taxi 540-397-5555
- CityCab 540-815-5050
- Salem Taxi 540-389-5555
- Liberty Cab 540-344-1776
- Yellow Cab 540-345-7711
Car Rental Information:
Driving directions. Google Maps: maps.google.com
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center address is 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
From I-81 (southbound or northbound): Exit 118B Blacksburg/460 West. Exit Prices Fork Rd/Downtown, Route 412 East. Right at first traffic light into hotel entrance.