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  • All Roads Lead to Virginia Beach

    Centrally located on the Mid-Atlantic coast, Virginia Beach is within a day’s drive of half the country’s population and just minutes from Norfolk International Airport, major train stations and seaports. Virginia Beach makes arrival and departure simple for meeting attendees and planners alike.

    Getting Around Town

    Private Transportation: To keep you moving in the right direction, the Virginia Beach Convention Services Staff can put you in touch with charter buses, limousine services, taxis and rental cars.

    Public Transportation: The VB Wave and convenient shuttle services make it easy to reach popular destinations – visit www.gohrt.com or call (757) 222-6100 for routes, schedules and fares.

    Unique Experiences: Let the Convention Services Staff help you create a special outing with motorcoach tours to regional destinations or sightseeing boat tours. For freewheeling fun, bicycle, surrey and roller blade rentals are offered at various hotels and locations along the boardwalk.

     

  • Proximity to the beach life

    Atlanta 578 mi / 930 km
    Baltimore 243 mi / 391 km
    Boston 583 mi / 938 km
    Chicago 886 mi / 1394 km
    New York City 348 mi / 560 km
    Philadelphia 249 mi / 401 km
    Pittsburgh 482 mi / 776 km
    Richmond 104 mi / 167 km
    Washington D.C. 200 mi / 322 km
    Charlotte 342 mi / 550 km
    Nashville 718 mi / 1155 km
    Indianapolis 732 mi / 1178 km
    Enter Zip Code for listing of miles to Virginia Beach

     

     

  • Plan Your Adventure

    Driving Directions

    The Open Road

    Follow these routes to reach the oceanfront with minimal delay.

    From the Northwest: Arriving through central Virginia, motorists will find a fast, alternate route via the I-664 Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel (MMMBT) off of I-64 East. While mileage to the oceanfront along this route may be greater than taking I-64 and the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, traffic volume is usually lighter. Simply take I-64 East to I-664 (Exit 264), to I-264 (Exit 15A), which leads to the oceanfront. When leaving to return home, take I-264 West to I-664 North (Exit 299) to I-64 West (Exit 1A).

    From the West: Convenient routes include I-64, U.S. 460 or U.S. 58.

    From the North: Convenient routes include I-85, I-95, U.S. 17 and U.S. 13 (which connects Virginia’s Eastern Shore to Virginia Beach via the world-famous 17-mile Chesapeake Bay-Bridge Tunnel). These routes intersect with I-64, leading to I-264 (the Virginia Beach-Norfolk Expressway) and lead directly to the oceanfront.

    From the South: Convenient routes include I-85, I-95, U.S. 168, U.S. 17 and U.S. 13. These routes intersect with I-64, leading to I-264 (the Virginia Beach-Norfolk Expressway) and lead directly to the oceanfront.

    Air

    air

    The Virginia Beach Convention Services Staff is happy to provide world-class transportation-planning assistance – just ask!

    Norfolk International Airport (ORF): Serviced by most major U.S. carriers, ORF is 20 minutes from the oceanfront via airport shuttle.
    www.takeorf.com (757) 857-3351

    Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (PHF): Also serving Coastal Virginia, PHF is about an hour’s drive from the oceanfront.
    www.flyphf.com (757) 877-0221

    Train

    Train

    Amtrak service to the area is available via a train connection just 15 minutes away in Norfolk (reservations required). The Virginia Beach Convention Services Staff can help coordinate transportation from the station.
    www.amtrak.com 800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245)

    Boat

    Boat

    Virginia Beach waterways comprise 51.3 square miles of water within the city, linking to the Chesapeake Bay and James River estuaries and the Hampton Roads Harbor, home to the world’s largest naval base. The Intracoastal Waterway begins here at mile marker 1, enabling recreational boaters to travel from Virginia Beach north to Boston and south to Brownsville Texas.

    For more information about local marinas and slip fees, call 800-VA-BEACH (800-822-3224)

    Bus / Motorcoach

    BUS / MOTORCOACH

    Virginia Beach welcomes motorcoach visitors to the area with personal attention and an array of services and information. From an onboard welcome to assistance finding parking and tips for navigating the resort area, we make sure yours is a happy bus.

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