International participants: please check with your local U.S. consulate
or embassy regarding the type of travel documents/visa you will need to
be allowed to enter the U.S.
The closest airport is The Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA) .
Roanoke Regional Airport offers convenient connections through domestic
and international gateways in Atlanta, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh,
Washington, Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, and Charlotte.
The following airlines fly directly to Roanoke:
Directions for getting to Virginia Tech by ground can be found here.
Other Ground Transportation Available:
Roanoke Airport Transportation Service
(www.roanokeats.com/) provides easy access
to Blacksburg and the Inn at Virginia Tech. The airport is approximately
45 minutes away from scenic Blacksburg.
Reservations call: 1-800-288-1958 or 540-345-7710
Services available include shuttle and private car. Reservations in advance are required, offers 24 hour service.
- Shuttle: $66 per person to Blacksburg (or $33/person for 2 people). Shuttle stops at the Inn at Virginia Tech, Holiday Inn, and Squires Student Center.
- Private Car: $72 per person to Blacksburg. Car will take passenger anywhere in Blacksburg.
Smart Way Bus Service (www.smartwaybus.com)
1-800-388-7005 or 540-982-6622
Service is $4 per person to Blacksburg (exact change required). The bus operates Monday through
Saturday (does not run on Sunday) at regularly scheduled times. Bus
drops off on the Virginia Tech campus at the Squires Student Center
stop. Visit the website for the exact route and times.
The following cab services are available from the Roanoke Regional Airport.
- C'artier Limousine 540-982-5466
- Liberty Cab 540-344-1776
- Yellow Cab 540-345-7711
Car Rental Information: