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Festival Conference & Student Center
1301 Carrier Drive

 

By CarDRIVING

From I-81 North: 

Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Rd/ VA-253. Turn RIGHT on Port Republic Road and take the first LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop. 

From I-81 South:

Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Rd/ VA-253. Turn Left on Port Republic Road and take the second LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop. 

 

By Plane    FLYING

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) to JMU

Exit airport and turn LEFT onto VA-256 / Weyers Cave Rd. Go 1.5 miles merge onto I-81 NORTH. Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Rd/ VA-253.  Turn RIGHT on Port Republic Road and take the first LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop. 

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) to JMU

Exit the airport and proceed EAST on Airport Rd. Airport Rd becomes VA-649. Turn LEFT onto Seminole Trail / US-29N. Turn LEFT onto US-33 W / Spotswood Trail. Follow 33 W for approx. 36 miles and merge onto I-81 South toward Staunton. Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Road / VA-253.  Turn Left on Port Republic Road and take the second LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop.  

 

Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) to JMU

Exit the airport and merge onto VA-101 W / Hershberger Rd NW toward I-581. Merge onto I-581 N / US 220 N toward Lexington / Bristol. Merge onto I-81 N toward Lexington / Staunton. Follow I-81 N for approx. 102 miles. Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Road/ VA-253.  Turn RIGHT on Port Republic Road and take the first LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop. 

 

  Washington Dulles International Airlport (IAD) to JMU

Exit airport and take EXIT 9A VA-28 S / Sulley Rd toward Centreville / Manassas. Merge onto I-66 W toward Front Royal. Follow I-66 W for Approx. 52 miles. Merge onto I-81 S EXIT 1A toward Roanoke. Follow I-81 S for approx. 54 miles. Take EXIT 245 - Port Republic Road / VA-253.  Turn Left on Port Republic Road and take the second LEFT onto University Boulevard.  Pass the Convocation Center.  A James Madison University sign will appear on the left-hand side, turn LEFT here onto Carrier Drive.   Park in lot C12 across from Festival, behind the bus stop. 

 


  By TrainBY RAIL

Amtrak 

Charlottesville, VA (CVS)
810 W. Main St.
Charlottesville, VA 22901

Staunton, VA (STA)
1 Middlebrook Ave.
Staunton, VA 24401
 

Greyhound


Charlottesville, VA station
310 W MAIN ST
Charlottesville, VA 22901