ICSB 2017 - 18th International Conference on Systems Biology - August 6-12,  2017 - Blacksburg, Virginia - USA

LODGING & TRAVEL

NOTE: A complimentary shuttle service to/from the conference venue from local hotels will be provided.


Lodging

Area hotels:

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Hyatt Place Blacksburg
650 University City Boulevard
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-200-8745
Distance from Conference Venue: 1 mile
Rate: $119
Must reserve by July 8, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference ICSB 2017 for the group rate.


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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Blacksburg
1020 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-552-5636
Distance from Conference Venue: 1.9 miles
Rate: $109
Must reserve by Saturday, July 1, 2017 Call the hotel directly and reference group code "ICS" for the group rate.


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Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg
900 Plantation Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-522-5005
Distance from Conference Venue: 2 miles
Rate: $119 for Single / Double Occupancy
Must reserve by Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference ICSB 2017 for group rate, or use the group code "ICSB" online at www.blacksburg.hgi.com.


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Courtyard Marriott
105 Southpark Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-552-5222
Distance from Conference Venue: 2.9 miles
Rate: $119 for Double Queen Room
Must reserve by Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference International Conference on Systems Biology for group rate, or register online at cwp.marriott.com/roabl/icsb.


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Days Inn Conference Center Blacksburg
3503 Holiday Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060
540-951-1330
Distance from Conference Venue: 3.8 miles
Rate: $60 for Single / Double Occupancy
Must reserve by Saturday, July 22, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference ICSB 2017 for group rate.


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Hampton Inn Christiansburg / Blacksburg
380 Arbor Drive
Christiansburg, VA 24073
540-381-5874
Distance from Conference Venue: 7.1 miles
Rate: $119
Must reserve by Thursday, July 6, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference the International Conference on Systems Biology for the group rate.


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Holiday Inn Christiansburg Blacksburg New River Valley Mall
99 Bradley Drive
Christiansburg, VA 24073
540-381-8100
Distance from Conference Venue: 7.6 miles
Rate: $99
Must reserve by Thursday, July 6, 2017
Call the hotel directly and reference ICSB 2017 for the group rate.


Travel

BY AIR
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).

International Flights:

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.

Airport Shuttle: A shuttle service to Blacksburg from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport and Charlotte Douglas International Airport will be provided at the following rates:

Between Blacksburg & Roanoke Airport
Roundtrip: $40
One-way: $20

Between Blacksburg & Charlotte Airport
Roundtrip: $100
One-way: $50

Please check back in June for airport shuttle schedules.

Getting to Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA

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
(www.smartwaybus.com)
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.

Cab Services:
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:

Avis (www.avis.com)
Budget (www.budget.com)
Enterprise (www.enterprise.com)
Hertz (www.hertz.com)
National (www.nationalcar.com)

BY CAR
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.



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