The following listings are provided for information only. The University does not endorse any particular transport provider. For information on the nearest airports, train stations and bus stations, visit our Getting Here page.
University Shuttle Service
W&L offers shuttle service for the 2017-18 academic year to/from the Roanoke Airport and the East Falls Church Transit Center in Arlington, VA., with easy connections to Washington DC and Baltimore area airports. The shuttle schedule for departing and returning trips is below. Shuttle dates and times are finalized and will not be changed. Shuttles are available for W&L students only (with certain exceptions). If you have questions, please contact Kevin Tierney.
If you wish to utilize the shuttle service, fill out the appropriate form below and reserve your space. You may also contact Assistant Director of Public Safety Kevin Tierney at email@example.com and reserve your space. A shuttle fee of $15 will be charged each way. An additional $15 will be charged for any changes after your initial confirmation. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before your scheduled shuttle time and failure to do so will result in a $50 cancellation fee each way. All fees will be processed through the Business Office on your student account.
|Event / Reservation Form||Shuttles|
|Leading Edge Move In||Sunday, Aug. 27 at 8am|
|First Year Move In||Saturday, Sept. 2 at 8am|
|Thanksgiving Break Departure||Friday, Nov. 17 at 7am and 12pm
Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7am and 12pm
|Thanksgiving Break Return||Saturday, Nov. 25 at 12pm and 6pm
Sunday, Nov. 26 at 12pm and 6pm
|Holiday Break Departure||Friday, Dec. 15 at 7am and 12pm
Saturday, Dec. 16 at 7am and 12pm
|Holiday Break Return||Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 6pm
Thursday, Jan. 4 at 12pm
Saturday, Jan. 6 at 12pm and 6pm
Sunday, Jan. 7 at 12pm and 6pm
|Washington Break Departure||Friday, Feb. 16 at 4pm
Saturday, Feb. 17 at 12pm and 6pm
|Washington Break Return||Saturday, Feb. 24 at 12pm and 6pm
Sunday, Feb 25. at 12pm and 6pm
|Law Spring Break Departure||Friday, Mar. 2 at 6pm
Saturday, Mar. 3 at 7am and 12pm
|Law Spring Break Return||Saturday, Mar. 10 at 12pm and 6pm
Sunday, Mar. 11 at 12pm and 6pm
|End of Winter Term||Friday, Apr. 13 at 4pm
Saturday, Apr. 14 at 7am and 12pm
|Return for Spring Term||Saturday, Apr. 21 at 12pm and 6pm
Sunday, Apr. 22 at 12pm and 6pm
|End of Spring Term||Saturday, May 19 at 7am and 12pm|
|Commencement||Thursday, May 24 at 4pm
Friday, May 25 at 12pm
The Maury Express
The Maury Express is a public transit service that serves Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County. It operates Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Riders pay a fare of 50 cents upon boarding, except Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute students, who ride free upon presentation of a valid student ID card.
The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation is teaming up with Megabus to launch bus service between Blacksburg and Washington, D.C., with a handful of stops in between, including Lexington. The route will start on Dec. 1, 2017, running daily between Blackburg and Washington, D.C. The bus stops at the Food Lion in Stonewall Square heading north at 9:45 am and heading south at 2:00 pm.
Taxis in Lexington
Pickups to and from Roanoke may be arranged.
- Rockbridge Taxi Service
- E'S-Y Rider Cab Company
- Cassie's Cab
Car Rentals - Lexington
Must return car to Lexington.
Car Rentals - Roanoke Airport
Must return car to Roanoke Airport
Transport services are available to and from airports, train stations and other locations; these services require advance reservations.
- Lexington Limousine and Transportation Service
Based in Lexington
(540) 461-1117 or (540) 464-5466
- Roanoke Airport Transportation Services
Based in Roanoke, VA
- Executive Town Car & Limousine Service, Inc.
Based in Roanoke, VA
- A Goff Limo
Based in Charlottesville, VA
- Calvary Transportation
Offers limo service from the DC area (Dulles/Reagan airports) to Lexington. $190 one way to DC airports plus $30/additional rider. Return trip from DC airports to Lexington: $190 one way.
24 hours, 7 days a week.
Transport to other locations such as Charlottesville, Roanoke and Richmond will result in extra charges being applied.
firstname.lastname@example.org, (240) 778-4873 or (301) 991-3602.
The NYC Shuttle travels between New York City and Charlottesville three days per week. There is a full schedule available on their website. (434) 295-0782