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Transportation

Shopping Shuttles:

Contact the Office of Student Involvement and Programs, ext. 6134, for the latest schedule of off-campus shuttles.

Planned shuttles for Spring Semester

(sign-ups required, please watch for email reminders)  

 

Special Shuttle to Charlottesville — Saturday, Jan. 25, departs at 9 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m.

Regular Shuttles:

Walmart, Madison Heights
Van departs from post office at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (2-hour trips)
Dates: Tuesdays or Wednesdays — 1/28, 2/5, 2/11, 2/19, 2/25, 3/19, 3/25, 4/2, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/30

Target or River Ridge Mall, Lynchburg
Van departs from post office at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. (3-hour trips)
Dates: Sundays: 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/15 (Sat.), 3/2, 3/30, 4/6, 4/13, 4/19 (Sat.), 4/27, 5/4

 

Residence Hall Open/Close Shuttles 2013-2014:

Shuttle service to and from Lynchburg Regional Airport and Kemper Street Bus & Amtrak Station for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring break, and year-end departure from Sweet Briar College. 

Sweet Briar College offers a free shuttle service to Lynchburg Regional Airport, Greyhound, and Amtrak station at the semester breaks mentioned above. This service is limited to a first-come, first-serve basis. Please watch for an email from Amy Payne in the Chaplain’s Office regarding sign-ups.

The dates for shuttles are as follows: (Please feel free to confirm these dates before making your reservations by contacting apayne@sbc.edu.)
 

Beginning of the Year: Sunday, Aug. 25 and Tuesday, Aug. 27.

Thanksgiving: Wednesday, Nov. 20, through the morning of Saturday, Nov. 23.
  Return shuttle — Sunday, Dec. 1. 

Winter Break: Wednesday, Dec. 18 through the morning of Saturday, Dec. 21.
  Return shuttle — Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Spring Break: Wednesday, March 5, through the morning of Saturday, March 8.
  Return shuttle — Sunday, March 16. 

Year-end: Monday, May 12, through Thursday, May 15.


We make every attempt to have shuttles that leave early enough for you to make the first flight out of Lynchburg and the early and late trains. We have limited trips to town so you may have to wait before your plane or train leaves. You always have the option of asking a friend for a ride, or contacting Cora Tabb at Tabb’s Taxi for a ride. They can be reached at (434) 944-3437 or tabbcab@comcast.net. We also offer shuttles for your return to campus — see dates above.

 

Taxi Services:

Tab Cab  — (434) 944-3437 or (434) 944-3362
Located in Amherst
Serving Sweet Briar College 24 hours a day!

Amherst County — (434) 845-5362
Hill City Cab — (434) 845-8554
Gray Top Cab Incorporated — (434) 845-4554

 

Airport:

Lynchburg Regional Airport
The Regional Airport is the closest airport to campus; located 20 miles away in Lynchburg at:
4308 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 455-6090

Airlines:
U.S. Airways — (800) 428-4322

 

Trains:

Amtrak

Amtrak Virginia offers morning weekday departures and weekend departures from Lynchburg's Kemper Street Station. The Crescent runs up the Northeast Corridor through Fredericksburg, D.C., Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and runs all the way down to New Orleans. Students get a 15% discount with the Student Advantage Card.

The Lynchburg Amtrak station is located at:
825 Kemper Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
(434) 847-8247

 

Buses:

Greyhound Lines
The Lynchburg stop is at 1301 Kemper Street in front of the Greater Lynchburg Transit Corporation offices.
Local: (434) 846-6614 or (800) 231-2222

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