Baton Rouge, LA
The closest major airport is Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, which connects the area with the 4 major airline hubs that serve southern USA.
TThe public bus transportation service is provided by CATS (Capital Area Transit System), which offers modern urban bus service throughout Baton Rouge, including to Southern University and Louisiana State University. Most of the CATS buses have bike racks, which makes it easy for visitors who are on a budget to get around in the city, because this way they can combine riding the bike with riding the bus, and therefore, save money.
Major Highways and Roads
- I-10 - In Louisiana, the elevated highway portion of I-10 which runs between Lafayette and Baton Rouge is known as the Atchafalaya Swamp Freeway. It stretches from Santa Monica, CA to Jacksonville, FL.
- I-12 - It is located entirely within the US state of Louisiana. Starts in Baton Rouge and ends at the intersection of I-10 and I-59, near Slidell.
- I-110 - Runs from Baton Rouge's north downtown area to US Highway 61 and the northern part of the city.
- US Route 190 - It is also known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Highway. It is an east/west USA highway in Louisiana and Texas.
- US Route 61 - Runs from New Orleans, LA to Wyoming, MN, generally following the course of the Mississippi River.
Other major routes in Baton Rouge are: LA 37, LA 67, LA 42, LA 30, LA 73, LA 1 and LA 19.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport: Start by heading south on Blanche Noyes Avenue, toward LA-67 S/Plank Road. Take the 1st right onto LA-67 S/Plank Road and turn right at Harding Blvd. The SUBR campus will be located somewhere on the left.