Driving Directions

Getting Here

Lexington is located at the intersection of Interstates 81 and 64. Washington and Lee is less than two miles from the interstate.

Driving Directions

If you are traveling from the north, south, or east, follow I-81 to exit 191 (which puts you onto I-64). Next, take exit 55 off I-64. Turn left onto Route 11 south at the stop sign.

If you are traveling from the west, take I-64 to exit 55. Turn right on Route 11 south at the stop sign.

Once you are on Route 11 south, you will drive through three stoplights. After the third stoplight, you will cross the Maury River, and bear right onto Route 11 Business. You will pass Virginia Military Institute. After you pass VMI, you will see W&L on your right. Parking is available in the Lee Chapel lot on Jefferson Street. Remain in the right lane and look for the brick entrance to the parking lot.


If you are not within driving distance, plan to fly into the Roanoke Regional Airport, which is about fifty miles south of Lexington. US Airways, United, Northwest, and Delta serve the Roanoke Valley. Take I-81 north to Lexington and follow the directions above. Allow an hour to drive from Roanoke to Lexington.

If you need a shuttle service to and from Roanoke, please call the following company several days in advance to schedule service. Service is approximately $65 each way.

Roanoke Airport Transportation Services www.roanokeats.com (540) 345-7710


Amtrak serves Staunton, Virginia, which is located about thirty miles north of Lexington on I-81. No transportation is available from the Amtrak station to Lexington.

For maps and further information, go to:  http://www.wlu.edu/x52678.xml

Transport services are available to and from airports, train stations and other locations; these services require advance reservations.

Lexington Limousine and Transportation Service Based in Lexington Mr. Steve Crowder 498 Old Buena Vista Road Lexington, VA 24450 (540) 461-1117 or (540) 464-1612 lexingtonlimo@yahoo.com

Nanceportation Based in Lexington Ms. Nancy Osella (540) 464-6162 nancyosella@comcast.net

Roanoke Airport Transportation Services Based in Roanoke, VA (800) 288-1958 http://www.roanokeats.com/

A Goff Limo Based in Charlottesville, VA (877) 463-3227 Charlottesville, Virginia sales@agofflimo.com