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Driving Directions

From I-64:
Following signs to the UVA Information Center, get off at exit 118B for the Route 29/250 Bypass. Go approximately 2 miles and take the off ramp for Route 250 East Business (Ivy Road). Turn right off the exit ramp and follow Ivy Road. At the third traffic light, turn right on Route 29 Business/Emmet Street. Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

From I-66 via US Route 29 North:
Take I-66 from Northern Virginia past Manassas. Take the exit marked "Route 29 South - Gainesville." Proceed to Charlottesville, where Route 29 becomes Emmet Street. Pass University Hall basketball arena on the right. Proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

From the East via I-64:
Take I-64 West to Exit 118B. Proceed on US 29 North, then take the US 29 North Business exit. Turn right onto Fontaine Avenue after coming off the ramp. Follow the signs to the Medical Center/University Hospital. Continue on US 29 North Business to the traffic light. After the traffic light, you will be on Jefferson Park Avenue. Follow Jefferson Park Avenue as it bears to the right. Watch for overhead signs indicating parking garages to the right on Lee Street.

From the West via I-64:
Take I-64 East to Exit 118. Proceed on US 29 North, then take the US 29 North Business exit. Turn right onto Fontaine Avenue after coming off the ramp. Follow the signs to the Medical Center/University Hospital. Continue on US 29 North Business to the traffic light. After the traffic light, you will be on Jefferson Park Avenue. Follow Jefferson Park Avenue as it bears to the right. Watch for overhead signs indicating parking garages to the right on Lee Street.

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Parking for Athletic Events

Visitor Parking

The University's central hourly visitor parking garage is on Emmet Street, about a block south of the intersection with University Avenue. Visitor and patient parking is also available in two parking garages across from University Hospital. The University's garages have parking spaces designated for persons with disabilities. There is also hourly parking on "the Corner" in municipal garages on Elliewood Avenue, Fourteenth Street, and Wertland Avenue.

Directions to UVa Visitor Parking

From I-64:
Following signs to the UVA Information Center, get off at exit 118B for the Route 29/250 Bypass. Go approximately 2 miles and take the off ramp for Route 250 East Business (Ivy Road). Turn right off the exit ramp and follow Ivy Road. At the third traffic light, turn right on Route 29 Business/ Emmet Street. Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

From I-66 via US Route 29 North:
Take I-66 from Northern Virginia past Manassas. Take the exit marked "Route 29 South - Gainesville." Proceed to Charlottesville, where Route 29 becomes Emmet Street. Pass University Hall basketball arena on the right. Proceed straight through the traffic light at the intersection of Route 250 Business (University Avenue/Ivy Road). Continue 1/2 block just past the blinking light. Turn left into the University of Virginia parking garage (hourly fees), which is directly in front of Newcomb Hall.

Parking for Athletic Events

Please visit our "Parking for Athletic Events" page.

Automobile Rental

Autorent, Inc.
1744 Rio Hill Shopping Center
Rt. 29 N. Charlottesville, VA
(434) 973-1144 or 1-877-GO-RENT-1

Avis Rent A Car
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 973-6000

National Car Rental (two locations)
29 North & Greenbriar Drive
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 973-2948

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport Location
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 974-4664

Enterprise Rent-A-Car (two locations)
151 Seminole Ct.
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 974-7488

392 Pantops Drive
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 979-5566

Budget Rent A Car
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (in Terminal)
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 973-5751

Rent A Wreck
3548 Seminole Trl (Rt 29N & Airport Road)
Charlottesville, VA
(434) 973-7979

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