Travel

The University of Mary Washington is located in Fredericksburg, Va., 50 miles south of Washington, D.C., and 50 miles north of Richmond, Va.

PLANES

Fredericksburg is accessible by transportation services from major airports in the Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va., areas.  If you are flying into either, we’ll pick you up.   You can avoid the expense of a cab and begin making connections with other attendees on the drive to UMW.  Just fill out the following:  Pick Me Up Form.

TRAINS

Fredericksburg is also served by Amtrak.  If you are taking the train, we can pick you up at the station.  Just fill out the following: Pick Me Up Form.

AUTOMOBILES

The University of Mary Washington’s Main Campus Address: 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Directions from I-95: To reach the campus from Interstate 95, take Exit 130-A. Follow Route 3 East business to the traffic light for William Street. Make a left at the light. Follow William Street to the next traffic light and make a left onto College Avenue. To reach the parking deck, continue on College Avenue to the end of campus and make a right onto U.S. 1. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.

Directions from U.S. 1: To reach the parking deck from U.S. 1 North, proceed past the intersection with College Avenue. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors. To reach the parking deck from U.S. 1 South, proceed past the intersection at Mary Washington Boulevard. Make the next left (not at an intersection), following the signs for the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.*

Directions from downtown Historic Fredericksburg or the train station: From Caroline Street, turn left on Amelia Street. In seven blocks you will reach Washington Avenue. When you reach the end, turn left, go one block, then turn right on William Street (U.S. 3). Continue on William Street for several blocks until you reach College Avenue. Turn right onto College Avenue. To reach the parking deck, continue on College Avenue to the end of campus and make a right onto U.S. 1. Make the next right, following the signs to the parking deck, which provides free parking for visitors.*

Parking on Campus

The conference will take place in the Great Hall (#28).

You have a number of parking options.  All within walking distance of the Great Hall:

  • Faculty/Staff parking lots: Chandler (#26), George Washington (#12), and Monroe Hall (#27)
  • Double Drive
  • College Avenue

See the following UMW Campus Map

BUSES, too

Fredericksburg is also served by commercial buses.  If you take the bus, we can pick you up at the station.  Just fill out the following: Pick Me Up Form.

GETTING AROUND TOWN

FRED, the Fredericksburg Regional Transit bus system, can transport visitors around the Fredericksburg area.  There are also trolleys and you guessed it…we’ll pick you up.  Just fill out the following: Pick Me Up Form.

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