Maps and Directions

Sweet Briar College is situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia about 10 miles from the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway. The campus is on U.S. 29, 12 miles north of Lynchburg and 54 miles south of Charlottesville.

Driving Times
  • Lynchburg: 20 minutes
  • Charlottesville: 1 hour
  • Lexington: 1 hour
  • Danville: 1.5 hours
  • Roanoke: 1.5 hours
  • Richmond: 2 hours
  • Washington, D.C.: 3 hours
Planes, Trains and Automobiles

The Kemper Street Train Station accommodates both the Crescent and Northeast Regional Amtrak lines, and the Greyhound bus line. Kemper Street Station is approximately 25 minutes from campus.

Lynchburg Regional Airport (LYH) offers jet service every day to Charlotte, NC. It’s right by the three major highways serving the Lynchburg area (US 29, US 501, and and US 460) and it’s a quick 25-minute drive to campus.

To get around town, there are several car rental companies available, as well as taxi services. Avis, Budget, Hertz and National car rental companies have airport locations, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car has a location about 10 minutes from campus in Madison Heights. Gray Top Cabs (434-845-4554) is the taxi service recommended by the College.

Campus Map

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Trail Map

Feel like hitting the trails and exploring the great outdoors? You can do that, too! Here’s a trail map

Did you know that we will fly you here for free? 


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