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Sources of Transportation

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Lexington is approximately one hour's drive from Roanoke and three hours drive from Washington, DC.

TAXIS IN LEXINGTON (pickups to and from Roanoke may be arranged):

Rockbridge Taxi Service: 540-261-7733

CAR RENTAL AGENCIES IN LEXINGTON (must return car to Lexington):

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 540-463-4679
1-800-736-8222

CAR RENTAL AGENCIES AT ROANOKE AIRPORT: (must return car to Roanoke)

Avis 540-366-2436 or 1-800-577-1521
Budget 540-265-7328 or 1-800-350-0540
Hertz 540-366-3421
National 540-563-5050

TRANSPORT SERVICES:

Transport service are available to Lexington from Roanoke, However, they require reservations. Approximate prices between Lexington, VA and Roanoke, VA are $75.00 - $90.00.

Roanoke Airport Transportation Services 540-345-7710
1-800-288-1958
roanokeats@aim.com

Lexington Limousine and Transportation 540-461-1117 or 540-464-LIMO

GREYHOUND BUS SERVICE:

The closest bus station near Dulles Airport (IAD) next to Washington, DC is Springfield, VA or on the north side of Union Station in Washington, D.C. The closest station to Lexington is Roanoke, VA, which is one hour from Lexington, VA. Please do not try to take a bus to Lexington, VA if you are arriving for the first time.

National: 1-800-231-2222
Website: http://www.greyhound.com

AMTRAK TRAIN SERVICE:

Lexington does not have a train service. Nearest railway stations are at Staunton (45 minutes away) and Charlottesville (1 hour 15 minutes away). There is no shuttle service from the railway stations to Lexington. Staunton to DC: $50; Charlottesville to DC $30-$60.

Amtrak Info: 1-800-USA-RAIL
Website: http://www.amtrak.com

NYC SHUTTLE (Starlight Express):
This shuttle service travels from NYC to Charlottesville three days per week. There is a full schedule available on their website. $
1-434-295-0782
http://www.nycshuttle.com/

CAVALRY TRANSPORTATION:
For limo service from the DC area (Dulles/Reagan airports) to Lexington, call Michael Johnson, the owner/operator. 
1-240-778-4873 

Updated: June 2013