Planning a visit to Williamsburg, Virginia? Transportation options make it easy to get to and from this historic region quickly and easily! The most modern of transportation conveniences allow you to enjoy more of your visit to this historic and authentically Colonial city, whether you choose to drive, fly, or take the train:
Driving directions to Williamsburg, Virginia
From Points North and Richmond
Take 95S to Route 64 East towards Williamsburg/Norfolk. Take Exit 238 to VA-132S towards Colonial Williamsburg. Follow specific directions to individual Bed and Breakfasts from this point.
From Points South and South Carolina
Take 95N to 295N (exit 46 towards Washington). From 295, you will take Route 64 East towards Williamsburg/Norfolk. Take VA-132 at exit 238 towards Williamsburg. Follow specific directions to individual Bed and Breakfasts from this point.
Williamsburg Area Airports
There are three area airports that serve the immediate Williamsburg, VA area: Newport News, Richmond & Norfolk.
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
900 Bland Boulevard
Newport News, VA
Just a 20 minute drive from Williamsburg.
Richmond International Airport
Just a 45 minute drive from Williamsburg, Virginia. Richmond International Airport is currently undergoing a major expansion program designed to make it one of the most modern airports in the country. It is a very easy drive to Richmond – there is usually no traffic and the drive is well marked.
Norfolk International Airport
2200 Norview Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23518-5807
Norfolk International Airport serves the Greater Hampton Roads area and northeastern North Carolina. Give yourself enough time as you might find traffic at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel.
You can also fly into Dulles and take a car, bus or a train into Williamsburg. Dulles is approximately 2 1/2 hours from Williamsburg and offers low fares.
Aviation Dr & Autopilot Dr
Sterling, VA 20166
The Williamsburg Trolley
Williamsburg introduces its newest form of transportation – The Williamsburg Trolley! For just 50 cents, you can ride from New Town to High Street to Merchant’s Square with plenty of stops along the way. William & Mary students ride for free! The routes will be in service Monday – Thursday from 3pm until 10pm, Friday and Saturday from 3pm – 11pm and Sunday from noon – 8pm.
Historic Triangle Shuttle
Make things easy for you, your family and the environment by riding the Historic Triangle Shuttle between Williamsburg, Jamestown & Yorktown. Enjoy spectacular views of the James and York rivers as well as glimpses of the area’s rich natural and cultural history as you ride in comfort. For more information, call (757) 898-2410.
Service to Yorktown departs from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center daily on the half-hour between 9 am and 3:30 pm and makes stops at both the Yorktown Battlefield Visitor Center and the Yorktown Victory Center.
Visitors can board for return service to Colonial Williamsburg from either the Yorktown Battlefield or the Yorktown Victory Center, with pickups every half-hour between 9:30 am and 4 pm, and a final pickup at 5:15 pm.
While in Yorktown, enjoy the free Yorktown Trolley! Operating from March 16 – November 4, 2012 daily from 10am – 6 pm. Trolley stops at nine locations approximately every 20-35 minutes. Holiday routes and times may vary.
Williamsburg Transportation Center
This quaint station is centrally located, offering visitors a host of options for getting in and around Williamsburg, to and from their respective destinations. There are waiting areas with snack machines and visitor information for the days ahead. Cab fares run about $3 from the train station to most of our Williamsburg Bed & Breakfast locations.
The following services are available at the Williamsburg Transportation Center:
Amtrak Train service
Williamsburg Area Transport
Williamsburg Taxi Service