North America’s premier East Coast beach vacation destination.


Travel 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:


  • Québec — 1 366 km
  • Montréal — 1 224 km
  • Toronto — 1 280 km
  • Atlanta — 930 km
  • Baltimore — 391 km
  • Boston — 938 km
  • Chicago — 1,426 km
  • Cleveland — 919 km
  • New York City — 560 km
  • Richmond — 167 km
  • Washington, DC — 322 km


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


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




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




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.