The closest airport to Virginia Tech served by commercial airlines
Regional Airport (ROA) in Roanoke, Virginia.
For those people arriving on Sunday May 13,
it is our intention to shuttle you to the campus.
If you have not sent us your precise arrival flight number and time,
please do so. Your driver will contact you to confirm the arrangements.
People arriving after Sunday will have to make their own way to campus,
using, for example, any of the services listed on this page.
Also, everyone will be on their own to return to the airport for
The Roanoke airport is about 40 minutes away from the VT campus by car, and about an hour away by bus.
The Smartway Bus service offers inexpensive
rides between Blacksburg and the Roanoke airport,
as well as free rides to the VT Inn
if you make arrangements with the Inn in advance.
Click here for the Smartway Bus schedule, and here for a map of the bus route.
The Roanoke Regional Airport is stop 3, and the VT Inn is between stops 7 and 8 on the map.
Unfortunately, there is no bus service on Sundays. If you are arriving on Sunday, May 13,
please send us your precise arrival flight number and time so we can send someone to pick you up.
You can also use a taxi, the cost of which is on the order of $50 one-way from the airport to VT.
Limo services (which may actually be cheaper than a taxi) are also available, including
If you wish to use any one of these services, you will need to make reservations in advance.
Click on photo to go to the Smart Way Bus homepage.