Travel Accommodations

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles.... Getting to Norfolk is a Breeze!

 

Planes & Airport Transportation

Norfolk International Airport (ORF) is the recommended airport for convention attendees. 

* Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is located about 40 minutes and across the Elizabeth River from downtown Norfolk. Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport offers direct flights from Orlando-Sanford, Denver, Charlotte and Philadelphia. Taxi service from PHF airport to downtown Norfolk is approximately $60.00 during periods of heavy traffic.

Airport Shuttle

The City of Norfolk will be providing shuttle service from the Norfolk International Airport to the Waterside Marriott hotel.

Shuttle Operation Hours:
Monday August 8th
Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday August 9th
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Taxi Service

24 Hour Taxi service is available, approximate fare from Norfolk International Airport to the Waterside Marriott is $25 - $30 with preferred carriers. 

Preferred Carriers:

  • Norfolk Checker
  • Yellow Cab of Norfolk
  • Black and White Cabs

Trains

Amtrak has a newly built station only blocks away from the Waterside Marriott making this a viable option for those not wanting to fly or drive. Amtrak also offers routes to Newport News station, with Amtrak bus service to downtown Norfolk.


Automobiles

Driving to Norfolk? The following major metropolitan areas are all within a 500 mile radius of the City of Norfolk. Albany, NY. Atlanta, GA. Boston, MA. Buffalo, NY. Chattanooga, TN. Cincinnati, OH. Dayton, OH. Knoxville, TN. Lexington, KY. Macon, GA. Manchester, NH. Rochester, NY. Savannah, GA.

From the Eastern Shore:

  • Take Highway 13 South to Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. At the end of the bridge, follow the signs for Norfolk. This will put you onto Northampton Blvd. Look for I-64 East/Norfolk. Take Exit 9 (left turn), which is Waterside Dr. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Go one block then turn left onto East Main St. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

From the North :

  • Take I-95 South to I-64 East. To bypass Richmond, you can also take I-295 towards Norfolk, and then take I-64 East. From I-64 East, take exit 284A onto I-264 West (Norfolk). Take Exit 9 (on the left), which is Waterside Drive. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Continue for one block then turn left onto East Main St. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

From the South:

  • Take I-95 North to the Emporia exit. Then continue East on Highway 58 to I-264 East. Take Exit 9 which is Waterside Drive. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Continue for one block then turn left onto East Main Street. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

From the East:

  • Take I-264 West (Norfolk). Take Exit 9 which is Waterside Drive. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Continue for one block then turn left onto East Main Street. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

From the West:

  • Take I-64 East. Follow to Exit 284A onto I-264 West (Norfolk). Take Exit 9 which is Waterside Drive. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Continue for one block then turn left onto East Main St. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

From the Norfolk Airport:

  • As you Exit the Airport, follow Norview Ave. Look for signs for Route 64. You will see an overpass ahead of you. Merge into the right lane to take I-64 East. Follow I-64 East to I-264 West. Take Exit 9 which is Waterside Drive. Turn right at the 2nd light onto Atlantic St. Continue for one block then turn left onto East Main St. The Norfolk Waterside Marriott will be on the left.

PARKING
No parking fees will be assessed for convention attendees staying at the Marriott Waterside Hotel. You must Check in with the Hotel Reservations.  Parking for Oversize SUVs, Campers and Trailers will be directed approximately two blocks toward Town Point Park/Marina for overnight parking at a fee TBD.