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LOCATION & TRAVEL INFORMATION

 

North America’s premier East Coast beach vacation destination.

 

Tavel Options

 

By Air:

 

Virginia Beach is served by Norfolk International Airport, just 20 minutes from the resort area. An airport shuttle offers transportation to the oceanfront and rental cars are available. About an hour away is Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport as well.

 

By Car:

 

There are a variety of routes into Virginia Beach. Interstate 64, U.S. Highways 460 and 58 lead to the area, each connecting with Interstate 95 for access from other East Coast destinations. From the north, traveling along U.S. 13 through Virginia’s Eastern Shore and across the world-famous Chesapeake Bay-Bridge Tunnel is a favorite scenic route. When traveling from central Virginia, Interstate 664 through the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel is recommended for efficiency.

 

Driving Distances:

 

  • Atlanta — 578 miles
  • Baltimore — 243 miles
  • Boston — 583 miles
  • Chicago — 886 miles
  • Cleveland — 571 miles
  • New York City — 348 miles
  • Richmond — 104 miles
  • Washington, DC — 200 miles

 

Train, Bus & Boat:

 

Amtrak service is available to Virginia Beach, as well as bus service via Greyhound and independent companies offering transit to New York’s Chinatown.

 

Visitor Information

 

The Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center is open daily from 9am-5pm, with the exception of fall and winter holidays, to provide information and literature about attractions, special events, dining and accommodations. The center is located at 2100 Parks Avenue, with season kiosks located in the resort area at 17th Street and the boardwalk, and 24th Street and Atlantic Avenue.

 

Passports and Visas

 

For information about new passport requirements visit http://www.visittheusa.com/info

 

Electricity

 

Electricity voltage is 110, but an adapter may be used to convert from 220.

 

Currency

 

Full currency exchange is available at Norfolk International Airport, telephone 1-757-855-9785

 

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Centrally located on the U.S. East Coast, Virginia Beach is in the southeastern corner of Virginia. The popular resort city is just three and half hours south of Washington, D.C., and within a short driving distance of many Eastern, Southern and Central U.S. cities. Nearly one-third of the U.S. population can reach Virginia Beach in less than a day's drive.