Getting Here

Waynesboro is centrally located in Virginia, easily accessible via Interstate, and provides access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive. Waynesboro is a charming destination, as well as an ideal hub for day trips and excursions to surrounding areas.

It’s Closer Than You Think
Distance Travel Time
Charlottesville, VA 28 Miles 30 Minutes
Richmond, VA 95 Miles 1.5 Hours
Washington, D.C. 141 Miles 2 Hours, 45 Minutes
Norfolk, VA 189 Miles 3 Hours, 15 Minutes
Charlotte, NC 280 Miles 4 Hours, 30 Minutes
Pittsburg, PA 293 Miles 5 Hours
New York, NY 386 Miles 6 Hours, 30 Minutes
Altanta, GA 517 Miles 8 Hours, 30 Minutes
Nashville, TN 521 Miles 8 Hours, 20 Minutes
Boston, MA 613 Miles 10 Hours, 30 Minutes
Chicago, IL 769 Miles 12 Hours, 15 Minutes
Map of Virginia


Interstate 64 runs through the southwest section of the city and connects with Interstate 81 just 8 miles west of the city. Two U.S. primary roads, 250 and 340, intersect the city.

Virginia Travel Information Line - Dial 511 for up to date traffic information or visit the website.


Three airports serve the area:

Charlottesville-Albermarle Airport

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport is located 8 miles north of the City of Charlottesville, and 35 miles from downtown Waynesboro. The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is a non-hub, commercial service airport offering 46 daily non-stop flights to and from:
  • Atlanta
  • Charlotte
  • Chicago/O'Hare
  • New York/LaGuardia
  • Philadelphia
  • Washington/Dulles
CHO is served by Delta, United, and American Airlines. The facility includes a 60,000 sq. ft. terminal facility with modern customer amenities offering on-site rental cars, ground transportation, and food service. General aviation facilities include an executive terminal offering a full-service fixed base operation, flight school, and aircraft charter firms.

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport

The Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD) is located approximately 20 miles (30 Minutes) from downtown Waynesboro. This facility connects valley residents and visitors to over 80 domestic destinations, and more than 45 international markets via Washington-Dulles International Airport, with 3 arrivals and departures daily via United Express.

SHD also offers top of the line services for private and corporate aircraft including a premier facility with full concierge services. Other businesses located at the complex include:
  • Air Care 5 MedEvac Helicopter
  • Aircraft maintenance
  • Blue Ridge Community College’s Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program
  • Flight instruction/charter
  • Rental care agencies

Waynesboro Eagles Nest Airport

Waynesboro Eagles Nest Airport is located 5 miles west of downtown Waynesboro on Aero Drive, just off US route 250. Eagle’s Nest offers sight-seeing flights, aerial photography, flight training, and aircraft maintenance.


AMTRAK passenger service is available in Staunton (12 miles) and Charlottesville (28 miles).

Local Bus Service

CATS (Coordinated Area Transit System) service runs Monday through Friday from 7:50 a.m. - 5:50 p.m. (excluding New Year’s Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day).

On the Trail

Waynesboro has become known as the “friendliest” city along the Appalachian Trail. The Trail Angels are a group of volunteers that offer hikers a free ride between the Appalachian Trail at Rockfish Gap and Waynesboro. More information about the Trail Angels and additional services available to Appalachian Trail Hikers is available to download or by calling the Waynesboro Tourism office at 540-942-6512.