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.

Sweet Briar Campus is private property with restricted access. While we welcome the public to come on campus to walk the trails, attend events, and register to use facilities, all visitors must check in with Campus Security upon entering campus property. The College reserves the right to restrict access to any individual for our public safety and the safety of the students, staff, faculty and residents at any time.

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