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Travel Information

SKIP TO: Lodging | Plane Travel | Train Travel | Driving Directions

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Lodging

We have reserved a block of  rooms at the Hampton Inn/Col Alto, 401 East Nelson St.,  Lexington, VA 24450. Please contact them at 540.463.2223 to reserve your room for this event. 

Directions for Hampton Inn to the School of Law

Turn LEFT on US 60W, Nelson Street, towards downtown Lexington. Go through four traffic lights. After you pass under the foot bridge, turn RIGHT on Denny Circle at the Parking Deck. Follow Denny Circle until you reach the School of Law. Visitor Parking is on the left.

Traveling by Plane

Lexington is a one to three hour drive from several major airports. Roanoke Regional Airport [ROA] is the closest airport, about an hour away from Lexington. Charlottesville Airport [CHO] is an hour and fifteen minutes away. Richmond Airport [RIC] is two hours away. Dulles [IAD] and National Airport [DCA] are approximately three hours away.

If conference participants need a shuttle service or taxi service from the airport please contact one of the following companies several days prior to your arrival.

Roanoke area: Quality Transportation | Roanoke Airport Transportation

Charlottesville area: A&ALimo Service | Various Transportation Services

Richmond area: A Goff Limo | Gentleman Taxi | Player's Taxi | Richmond Taxi

Washington DC area: ABC Limo Services | Reston Coach Service | Taxi Cab Services

Traveling by Train

There is no train travel available directly to Lexington, Virginia. Amtrak does serve: (1) Staunton, Virginia, which is located about thirty miles north of Lexington on and (2) Charlottesville, Virginia, which is located approximately 70 miles northwest of Lexington. However, no public transportation is available from the two Amtrak stations to Lexington.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

FROM WASHINGTON, DULLES AIRPORT (IAD)
Total Travel Estimates 2 hours 54 minutes/174.76 miles

Start out going NORTHEAST on SAARINEN CIR toward DULLES AIRPORT ACCESS RD.

Stay STRAIGHT to go onto SULLLES AIRPORT ACCESS RD.

Take the exit toward VA-28/VA-267-TOLL/RENTAL CAR RETURN/ECONOMY PARKING.

Take the ramp toward I-495/WASHINGTON/VA-28/US-50/VA-7/STERLING/CENTERVILLLE.

Merge onto VA-28 S/SULLY RD.

Merge onto I-66 W toward FRONT ROYAL.

Merge onto I-81 S. via EXIT 1A on the LEFT toward ROANOKE.

Keep RIGHT to take I-64 W via EXIT 191 toward LEXINGTON/CHARLESTON.

Take the US-11 exit, EXIT 55, toward VA-93/LEXINGTON/GOSHEN.

Turn LEFT onto US-11 S.

Take the US-11 BUSINESS ramp toward LEXINGTON.

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FROM WASHINGTON, NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA)
Total Travel Estimates 3 hours 16 minutes / 190.14 miles

Start out going NORTH on S SMITH BLVD.

Take the exit toward GW PARKWAY NORTH.

Merge onto GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL PKWY N.

Merge onto I-395 S toward I-66/RICHMOND.

Merge onto WASHINGTON BLVD/VA-27 W via EXIT 8A toward RIDGE RD.

Stay STRAIGHT to go onto WASHINGTON BLVD/VA-27 W. Continue to follow WASHINGTON BLVD.

Merge onto US-50 W/ARLINGTON BLVD toward FALLS CHURCH.

Merge onto I-495 N/CAPITAL BELTWAY toward I-66/ROCKVILLE.

Merge onto I-66 W via EXIT 49 C on the LEFT toward VIENNA/FRONT ROYAL.

Merge onto I-81 S via EXIT 1 A on the LEFT toward ROANOKE.

Keep RIGHT to take I-64 W via EXIT 191 toward LEXINGTON/CHARLESTON.

Take the US-11 exit, EXIT 55, toward VA-39/LEXINGTON/GOSHEN.

Turn LEFT onto US-11 S.

Take the US-11 BUSINESS ramp toward LEXINGTON.

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FROM RICHMOND, VA AIRPORT (RIC)
Total Travel Estimates 2 hours 28 minutes/145.71 miles

Start out going NORTH on RICHARD E BYRD TERMINAL DR toward S AIRPORT DR.

Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto S AIRPORT DR.

Merge onto I-64 W toward RICHMOND/I-95.

Merge onto I-64 W via EXIT 79 toward I-95 S/POWHITE PKWY/CHARLOTTESVILLE.

Keep RIGHT to take I-64 W via EXIT 191 toward LEXINGTON/CHARLESTON.

Take the US-11 exit, EXIT 55, toward VA-39/LEXINGTON/GOSHEN.

Turn LEFT onto US-11 S.

Take the US-11 BUSINESS ramp toward LEXINGTON.

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FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA AIRPORT (CHO)
Total Travel Estimates 1 hour 19 minutes/75.27 miles

Start out going SOUTH on BOWEN LOOP.

Turn SLIGHT RIGHT to stay on BOWEN LOOP.

Enter next roundabout and take 2nd exit onto AIRPORT RD.

Turn RIGHT onto SEMINOLE TRL/US-29 S. Continue to follow US-29 S.

Take the US-29 BYP S/US-250-BYP W ramp toward I-64/LYNCHBURG/STAUNTON/RICHMOND.

Merge onto US-29 S.

Merge onto I-64 W toward STAUNTON.

Keep RIGHT to take I-64 W via EXIT 191 toward LEXINGTON/ CHARLESTON.

Take the US-11 exit, EXIT 55, toward VA-39/LEXINGTON/GOSHEN.

Turn LEFT onto US-11 S.

Take the US-11 BUSINESS ramp toward LEXINGTON.

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FROM ROANOKE, VA AIRPORT (ROA)
Total Travel Estimates 55 minutes/52.00 miles

Head southwest toward Aviation Dr. NW.

Turn right at Aviation Dr. NW.

Take the VA-101 W/Hershberger Rd. ramp to I-58.

Merge onto Hershberger Rd. NW/VA-101 W.

Merge onto I-581 N/US-220 N via the ramp to Lexington/Bristol/I-81.

Merge onto I-81 N. Go about 45 miles.

Exit onto E Midland Trail/US-60 W towards Lexington.

The Hampton Inn is located on the left at the fourth light.


HAMPTON INN/LAW SCHOOL DIRECTIONS

TO HAMPTON INN COL ALTO

Turn LEFT onto NELSON ST./US-60 E

Go STRAIGHT for approximately 4 blocks/3 traffic lights

At the third TRAFFIC LIGHT, turn RIGHT into the HAMPTON INN/COL ALTO

TO THE WASHINGTON AND LEE LAW SCHOOL

Turn RIGHT onto NELSON ST/US-60 W

Go STRAIGHT for approx. 3 blocks

Go UNDER the UNDERPASS/FOOTBRIDGE

Turn RIGHT at EAST DENNY CIRCLE

FOLLOW EAST DENNY CIRCLE for 1/4 MILE

WASHINGTON AND LEE SCHOOL OF LAW

Will be on the LEFT