Logistics

by Josh B. Malone last modified Oct 19, 2015 by Karen Ransom

Lodging

Omni Hotel:

212 Ridge McIntire Rd.
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Phone: (434) 971-5500, Fax: (434) 979-4456

Reservations link: 2014 NRAO

Rideshare Information

ENTER INFO FOR THE RIDE BOARD

Downtown Mall Restaurants

Map and restaurant listing

Map and Directions:

Google map showing Omni, Whiskey Jar, and Bus stop near Omni

 

Omni downtown

Google Map

Directions from Omni Hotel to NRAO

Transportation:

FROM Amtrak Station
About 0.5 miles walk (9 minutes)

FROM I-64 (EAST OR WEST)
Exit 120; Follow 5th Street North 2 miles to Historic Downtown; Hotel is located on the right.

FROM CHARLOTTESVILLE AIRPORT – 10 MILES
Make a right off of Airport Road. Follow route 29 South for 8 miles to Route 250 Bypass East. Take 250 Bypass East to third stoplight. Turn right on McIntire Road. Go 7/10 mile to the second stoplight. Go through the stoplight and the hotel will be on the left.

  • Taxi Service: Approximately $25 – $35 per way
  • Yellow Cab (434-295-4131) offers the following flat-rate fares:
    • from CHO to Charlottesville hotels - $25
    • from IAD to Charlottesville hotels - $173
    • to IAD from Charlottesville - $160
    • to/from RIC (each way) - $130

DIRECTIONS FROM RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT – 80 MILES
Take 295 West to I-64 West. Stay on 64 West to exit 120 Charlottesville/5th Street. Turn right from the exit ramp. Go approximately three miles or through five stop lights. Hotel is on right.

DIRECTIONS FROM REAGAN/NATIONAL AIRPORT – 115 MILES
Take Route 66 West for 22 miles until you get to the 29 South exit. Follow 29 South until you reach the 250 Bypass East, go to third stoplight. Turn right onto McIntire Road. Go 7/10 mile to the second stoplight. Go through stoplight and the hotel is on the left.

DIRECTIONS FROM WASHINGTON DULLES AIRPORT – 105 MILES
From the airport take 28 South to 29 South for 90 miles to route 250 Bypass East. From Route 250 East go to third stoplight. Turn right onto McIntire Road. Go 7/10 mile to the second stoplight. Go through stoplight and the hotel is on the left.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH –VIA ROUTE 29 SOUTH
Take Route 29 South into Charlottesville to Route 250 Bypass East. Take 250 Bypass East to third stoplight, turn right onto McIntire Road. Go 7/10 mile to the second stop light. Go through the stoplight and the hotel is on the left.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH – VIA ROUTE 29 NORTH
Take Route 29 North to Route 250 Bypass East (29 North will turn into 250 Bypass East). Take 250 Bypass East to third stoplight, turn right onto McIntire Road. Go 7/10 mile to the second stop light. Go through the stoplight and the hotel is on the left.

Getting Around Charlottesville

A free trolley runs between the University, the Amtrak station and the Downtown Mall (with a stop at the Omni)

Maps of Charlottesville

A page of maps and directions of Charlottesville and the NRAO/UVA area can be found here.

Charlottesville & Surroundings: Things to DO

Restaurants and Cafes