About Darden

Directions & Transportation

Navigate to Darden Grounds using the sections below. Included are various maps of the Grounds, driving directions from multiple starting points and transportation options available within the Charlottesville area.

Maps

Maps of Darden Grounds and the surrounding areas are available here. For directions from various points of interest, please see the Driving Directions section.

Google Map of Darden
Google Map of Darden  

Map of Darden Grounds (PDF)
Darden Grounds 2012 Update

Map and Directions to Darden (PDF)
 Map and Directions to Darden  

Darden Interior Map (PDF)
Interior Map

Darden Primary Accessibility Routes Map (PDF)
Darden Primary Accessibility Routes

Driving Directions

From:

REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT — WASHINGTON, D.C.

From the airport, follow signs for I-66 West, and continue on I-66 West for 20 to 30 miles. Take Exit 43A, Route 29 South toward Gainesville/Warrenton (the second Route 29 Exit). Follow Route 29 South into Charlottesville. From the intersection of Airport Road and Route 29, continue on Route 29 and proceed south for approximately 9 miles to the City of Charlottesville (Route 29 will become Emmett Street). Turn right onto Arlington Boulevard (at the intersection, you will see a Wells Fargo). At the end of Arlington Boulevard, turn left onto Massie Road. The entrance to Darden is the second right. Stop at the Gatehouse, the first building on the right, for parking pass and registration. Total trip time is approximately 2.5 hours.

DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — WASHINGTON, D.C.

From the airport, take Route 28 South to Centreville (first exit out of airport). Take I-66 West for 10 miles. Take Exit 43A, Route 29 South toward Gainesville/Warrenton (the second Route 29 Exit). From the intersection of Airport Road and Route 29, continue on Route 29 and proceed south for approximately 9 miles to the City of Charlottesville (Route 29 will become Emmett Street). Turn right onto Arlington Boulevard (at the intersection, you will see a Wells Fargo). At the end of Arlington Boulevard, turn left onto Massie Road. The entrance to Darden is the second right. Stop at the Gatehouse, the first building on the right, for parking pass and registration. Total trip time is approximately 2 hours.

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 

Take I-64 West. Approaching Charlottesville, take Exit 118B (Route 29 North). After exiting, you will be on the “29-250 Bypass.” Take the third exit, Leonard Sandridge Road. Drive down the road and turn left at the first traffic light, Massie Road. The entrance to Darden is the next left. Stop at the Gatehouse, the first building on the right, for parking pass and registration. Total trip time is approximately 1.5 hours.

STAUNTON, VIRGINIA

Take I-64 East toward Richmond. Approaching Charlottesville, take Exit 118B (Route 29 North). After exiting, you will be on the “29-250 Bypass.” Take the third exit, Leonard Sandridge Road. Drive down the road and turn left at the first traffic light, Massie Road. The entrance to Darden is the next left. Stop at the Gatehouse, the first building on the right, for parking pass and registration. Total trip time is approximately 40 minutes.

CHARLOTTESVILLE AIRPORT 

From the airport, stay straight on Airport Road until you reach the traffic light at the intersection of Airport Road and Route 29. Turn right on Route 29 and proceed south for approximately 9 miles to the City of Charlottesville (Route 29 will become Emmett Street). Turn right onto Arlington Boulevard (at the intersection, you will see a Wells Fargo). At the end of Arlington Boulevard, turn left onto Massie Road. Darden Boulevard is the second right. Stop at the Gatehouse, the first building on the right, for parking pass and registration. Total trip time is approximately 20 minutes.

Map

Transportation Options

Airports

  • Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport (CHO) is located nine miles from Darden. The following carriers service the CHO Airport:
    • Delta Connection
      Offering daily nonstop flights to Cincinnati, Atlanta and points beyond.
      For information and reservations, call +1-800-221-1212
    • Northwest Airlines
      Offering two daily nonstop service to Detroit and points beyond.
      For information and reservations, call +1-800-225-2525
    • United Express
      Offering daily nonstop flights to Washington Dulles and points beyond.
      For information and reservations, call: +1-800-241-6522
    • US Airways Express
      Offering daily nonstop flights to Philadelphia, Charlotte, New York's LaGuardia and points beyond.
      For information and reservations, call +1-800-428-4322
  • Richmond International Airport (RIC) is located 85 miles from Darden.
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 100 miles from Darden.
  • Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located 121 miles from Darden.

Train

The Amtrak train station is located less than three miles from the Darden School. The station code is CVS.

Bus

The Greyhound bus station is located less than three miles from the Darden School.

Rental Cars

  • Avis: +1-434-973-6000
  • Hertz: +1-434-297-4288
  • National: +1-434-974-4664

Taxi

  • A & W Taxi Service, William Walker: +1-434-882-1822
  • A to Z Taxi: +1-434-975-4400
  • AAA Rainbow Taxi: (434-981-5555
  • ABA Taxi: +1-434-981-6800
  • A and A Limousine: +1-434-985-5055
  • Accent Taxi: +1-434-981-1913
  • Access: +1-434-974-5522
  • Ambassador Limousine & Town Car: +1-434-973-5466
  • Ariana Transport: +1-434-872-0194
  • Arrow Taxi, James Collier Jr.: +1-434-760-2035
  • Herring Shuttle: +1-434-987-1206
  • Midnight Special: +1-434-760-0916
  • Peter's Shuttle: +1-434-227-2287
  • Quicksilver Taxi: +1-434-825-3499
  • Richard’s Taxi: +1-434-589-2966
  • Skyline Taxi: +1-434-981-2477
  • Tommy’s Taxi: +1-434-242-8959
  • Star Taxi: +1-434-227-2324
  • Wahoo Taxi: +1-434-981-0585
  • Yellow Cab: +1-434-295-4131

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