The closest major airport is Washington Dulles International Airport , located in Dulles, VA, 76 miles from the city center of Lexington, VA.
There is some bus service available, offered by the Greyhound Lines, which offers regular daily bus service in Lexington, but the best way to get around in the city is considered to be by car.
The passenger rail service in the area is provided by Norfolk-Southern Railway and CSX Transportation. Amtrak service is available in nearby Staunton and Clifton Forge.
Due to its relatively reduced size, Lexington is also a great city to walk in or to get around by bike, 2 options which are often chosen by Lexington visitors who are on a budget, during their stay in the city.
Major Highways and Roads
The major highways and roads, which serve Lexington, include: I-81, which runs north/south and I-64, which travels east/west, which intersect in Rockbridge County, approximately two miles east of Lexington, including US Routes 501, 60 and 11 and state primary routes 39, 42, 130, 251 and 252, which also run in the area.
How to get to Virginia Military Institute campus?
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Washington Dulles International Airport: Head east on Saarinen Cir. and continue onto Dulles Airport Access and Toll Rd. Take the exit toward VA-28 S/Sully Rd. and keep right at the fork to continue toward VA-28 S/Sully Rd. Merge onto VA-28 S/Sully Rd. and take the ramp onto I-66 W. Take exit 1A to merge onto I-81 S, toward Roanoke, and take exit 195 toward US-11 S/N Lee Hwy. Make a slight right at US-11 S/N Lee Hwy. and continue to follow US-11 S. Continue onto N Main St. and make a sharp right at VMI Parade. VMI will be on the left.