The main Virginia Tech campus is located in Blacksburg, Va.,
about 40 miles southwest of Roanoke, Va. Use 965 Prices Fork
Road or the intersection of University City Boulevard and Prices Fork
Road, Blacksburg, VA 24060 as a destination for online routing and
mapping software and GPS devices. This is the location of the
Undergraduate Admissions Center.
To determine if you need a permit, where to get one, how and where to
use it, and other parking-related information, see the
Visit Virginia Tech
website. If you need more details, visit the
Virginia Tech's Transportation and
Parking web page.
If you're coming by car
To check traffic conditions, construction, and potential delays or
weather problems, see the
Virginia 511 website, or
call 511 on your phone.
To reach the campus from Interstate 81 (southbound and
- Take Exit 118 to reach the exit ramps for all three of the
exits at this location. There is only one exit ramp serving the exits;
missing the ramp means a trip north to Exit 128 or south to Exit 114 to
- Take Exit 118B onto U.S. 460 West. This exit connects directly to
the Christiansburg Bypass. Follow the signs for Blacksburg/Virginia
Tech. The U.S. 460 bypass between Blacksburg and Christiansburg is a
limited-access highway from I-81 to the campus entrance.
- To reach the Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center, continue
on U.S. 460 for 8.5 miles to the Prices Fork Road exit for "Downtown."
Turn right at the first traffic light on Prices Fork Road.
- Take an immediate right into the Visitor and Undergraduate
- To reach downtown Blacksburg, continue on Price's Fork Road until it
ends at the roundabout at North Main Street. Get in the right lane and
bear right onto Main Street to reach downtown proper.
To reach the campus from Interstate 77
- Take exit 32 onto I-81 North. Continue for about 36 miles to
Exit 118. There is only one exit ramp serving multiple exits;
missing the ramp means a trip north to Exit 128 to turn around.
- Take Exit 118B onto U.S. 460 West, then follow the directions above.
To reach the campus from Interstate 77/West Virginia Turnpike
- In West Virginia, take Exit 9, "U.S. 460-Princeton/Pearisburg, VA."
Turn left at the stoplight at the end of the ramp onto U.S. 460
- Continue on U.S. 460 East for about 44.9 miles (11.6 in W.Va., 33.3
in Virginia). Take the Toms Creek Road exit. Turn left onto Toms Creek
- Turn right onto University City Boulevard at the first traffic
light. Continue on University City Boulevard for about 1.2 miles until
reaching the Prices Fork intersection (third light on University City
Boulevard). Go straight at the light.
- To reach downtown Blacksburg, turn left on Prices Fork Road. Follow
it until it ends at the roundabout at North Main Street. Get in the
right land and bear right onto Main Street to reach downtown proper.
If you're coming by plane
If you're coming by train or bus
Amtrak passes through Virginia and West Virginia on several routes, but the
station stops are several hours away from Blacksburg. Lynchburg is a
stop for the Crescent and Northeast Regional service. Charlottesville.
Staunton, and Clifton Forge, plus stations in southern West Virginia
(White Sulfur Springs, Alderson, and Hinton) are all stops for the
Cardinal. Another station is located in Danville, in addition to Union
Station in Washington, D.C.
- Bus: Greyhound
Bus Lines serves the Blacksburg area via a stop in
Roanoke at the Campbell Court bus station downtown.
The Smart Way Bus offers
regularly scheduled service between Campbell Court and Squires Student
Center in Blacksburg. Greyhound also stops in Wytheville (service to
Christiansburg and Pulaski has been discontinued).