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Getting to Bedford


By Train

Amtrak
825 Kemper Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501
434-847-8247
800-872-7245
www.amtrak.com

Amtrak Routes:

Crescent
New York – Atlanta – New Orleans

From the Big Apple to the Big Easy, the Crescent offers convenient daily trips between New York City and New Orleans. Choose a wide, comfortable Reserved Coach seat, or make reservations for Sleeper Service accommodations on our comfortable Viewliner trains. Enjoy a hot dinner in the Dining Car, and mingle with your fellow travelers in the Lounge Car.

Northeast Regional

Boston – Providence / Springfield – Hartford – New York – Washington, DC – Richmond – Lynchburg – Roanoke/ Newport News – Virginia Beach

The Northeast Regional offers convenient and affordable downtown-to-downtown service up and down the Northeast Corridor, with multiple departures daily. Amtrak now offers daily roundtrip service to Lynchburg, VA, Roanoke, VA as well as hourly morning service from Richmond, VA. These two new services will make it easy to travel from central Virginia to anywhere in the Northeast Corridor.  You’ll find comfortable seating with electrical outlets for your laptop computer and extra storage space for your luggage. Cafe Cars offer appetizing sandwiches, snacks and beverages. In Business class, you’ll enjoy a complimentary beverage in the Cafe Car, and have access to conference tables and phones. For budget-minded travelers, Coach class service is also available. On Northeast Regional trains, you can relax in our popular Quiet Car, where cell phones are silent and conversation is kept to a minimum.

Amtrak Shuttle Trains provide additional service between New Haven, CT and Springfield, MA.

By Air

Airports

Lynchburg Regional Airport
Lynchburg Regional Airport is the primary commercial service airport serving Lynchburg and all of Central Virginia. With scheduled airline service provided by the regional affiliates of two major airlines, Delta and US Airways, Lynchburg Regional Airport offers convenient connecting services through three hub airports. Its close-by location and modern, attractive terminal makes parking, check-in and boarding quick and easy. Lynchburg Regional is also a full-service airport, offering an array of aeronautical services including aircraft charter, maintenance and avionics, fuel services, flight training and aircraft storage. Current airlines serving the Lynchburg airport are Delta and US Airways.  For more information on flights, arrivals and departures visit www.lynchburgva.gov/lynchburg-regional-airport

Roanoke Regional Airport
Roanoke Regional Airport is a full service airport, offering a wide range of services for all aviation types. As the primary commercial airport serving western Virginia, Roanoke Regional Airport accommodates the aviation needs of the scheduled airlines, air freight carriers, general aviation, corporate, air taxi and charter operators, as well as the military.

With over 90 scheduled airline flights arriving and departing daily, the Roanoke Regional Airport offers nonstop service to a dozen major cities, as well as frequent connecting service through the hubs of five major airlines. Surrounded by spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the terminal is designed for ease and comfort. From parking your car, through ticketing, right up to the gate, the Roanoke Regional Airport Commission knows how to efficiently move passengers without sacrificing courtesy or consideration. Current airlines serving the Roanoke airport are Allegiant Air, Delta, United Airlines and US Airways.
For more information visit www.roanokeairport.com

New London Airport
2760 Bells Mill Road
Goode, VA 24556
540-330-9838
FAA Identifier: W90
100LL and 97 Unl fuels, tie downs, hanger rentals, FBO on field for aircraft maintenance, flight instruction and plane rental.
www.airnav.com/airport/W90

Smith Mountain Lake Airport
1090 Cutlass Road
Moneta, VA
540-297-4500
FAA Identifier W 91
100LL fuel tiedowns, airframs and powerplant service.
www.airnav.com/airport/W91

Limousine Service

Premier Limousine Service
3727 Old Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA
434-385-8400
888-263-5770
www.premierlimousineservice.net
Email: www.premier.limousine.service@juno.com
Limousine transportation and Wine tours serving Bedford County and the region. Great for special events including birthdays, anniversaries, proms, bachelor parties, nights on the town, airport service, stork delivery, corporate events and employee rewards. Professional chauffeurs, luxurious limousines – including a 2004 Ford SUV Excursions 140-inch stretch and a 2005 Hummer H2 200-inch stretch – and an experience that will create memories.

Driving Directions

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 37.32488 – Longitude: -79.530983

From Lynchburg via US 29 & 460:
From Route 29, take the 460 West Exit towards Roanoke. Go about 19 miles. When you get to Bedford, take the second Bedford Exit. There will be signs for the National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center exit. Come off the exit and take a right onto 122 South (Burks Hills Road). There will be a Citgo Gas Station on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

From Roanoke via I-581:
Off Interstate 581, take the 460 East (Orange Avenue) Exit. Follow 460 East approximately 28 miles. Take the 2nd Bedford Exit (Route 122) which is marked with signage for The National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center. Come off the exit and take a left onto Route 122 South (Burks Hill Road). There will be a Citgo Gas Station on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

From Roanoke via I-81:
From Interstate 81 take the Troutville- Cloverdale Exit (#150A), to Alternate 220; follow signs to 460 (Lynchburg and Bedford) and take a left onto 460 East. Go approximately 25 minutes. When you get to Bedford follow the signs for The National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center exit (Route 122). Take a left off of the exit and a Citgo Gas Station will be on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

From the South/Wytheville & Blacksburg via I-81:

Take Interstate 81 North to the (exit 150A) Troutville-Cloverdale. Continue straight on Route 220 Alternate following directional signs for The National D-Day Memorial, Lynchburg and Bedford. The road will dead-end at Rt. 460. Take a left onto Rt. 460 East and travel approximately 25 minutes to the 122 exit. Take a left off Exit 122, and a Citgo Gas Station will be on your right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be on your left.

From Winchester/Staunton via I-81:

Take Interstate 81 South to  Exit 150A (Troutville– Cloverdale). Continue straight on Rt. 220 Alternate following directional signs  for The National D-Day Memorial,  Lynchburg and Bedford. The Road will dead-end at Rt. 460.  Take a left onto Rt. 460 East and travel approximately 25 minutes  to  the 122 exit.  Take a left off  Exit 122,  and a Citgo Gas Station will be on your right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be on the left.

From Richmond via US 360:
Take 360 West to 460 West; follow signs to Lynchburg and Bedford. Take the 2nd Bedford Exit. Take a right off of the exit onto Route 122 South (Burks Hill Road). This exit will be marked with signage for the National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center. There will be a Citgo Gas Station on your right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

From Richmond via I-64:
Take 64 West to Interstate 81 South; take the Troutville Exit-Cloverdale (#150A), to Alternate 220; Follow signs to 460 (Lynchburg and Bedford) and take a left onto 460 East. Travel approximately 25 minutes and take the 122 exit. Take a left off of the exit and a Citgo Gas Station will be on your right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

From North Carolina via I-77
Take Interstate 77 into Virginia to Interstate 81. Take the Interstate 81 North/US-11 North exit, (exit number 32) towards Roanoke. Merge onto Interstate 81 North. You will pass Pulaski, Radford, Blacksburg, Salem and Roanoke. Take Interstate 81 North to Exit 150A (Troutville-Cloverdale). Continue straight on Route 220 alternate following directional signs for The National D-Day Memorial, Lynchburg, and Bedford. The road will dead-end at Rt. 460. Take a left onto Rt. 460 East and travel approximately 25 minutes to the 122 exit. Take a left off Exit 122, and a Citgo Gas Station will be on your right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be on the left.

From North Carolina via Route 29
Take US 29 North towards Lynchburg, VA. Merge onto VA-86 Truck N. Stay straight to go onto US-29BR N/US-29 Truck N/VA-86 N. Continue to follow US 29 BR N. You pass Blairs, and take the US-29 North exit toward Chatham/Lynchburg. US-29 North becomes US-29 Business Route North. Merge onto US-29 North. Merge onto US-460 West and drive for about 20 miles. There will be signs for The National D-Day Memorial and the Bedford Visitors Center exit. Come down off the exit and take a right onto 122 South (Burks Hill Road). There will be a Citgo Gas Station on the right and the Bedford Welcome Center will be across the street on the left.

OR – Take US 29 North towards Lynchburg. Merge onto VA-86 Truck N. Stay straight to go onto US-29BR N/US-29 Truck N/VA-86N. Continue to follow US 29 BR N. You pass Blairs and take the US-29 North exit toward Chatham/Lynchburg. About 10 miles pass Gretna you can take Route 43 West towards Bedford. Route 43 runs into Centertown Bedford. At the stoplight at 43 and Washington Street take a left and go to the next stoplight at Washington and Crenshaw. Take a left onto Crenshaw which turns into Burks Hill Road. Take a right at the Bedford Elementary School sign and follow the road around to the left to the Bedford Welcome Center. NOTE: ROUTE 43 IS A WINDING TWO LANE ROAD.

From Washington DC
From Washington, DC take I-66 west to Rt. 29 south. Take Rt. 29 South to Rt. 460 west which comes right to Bedford.

OR – I-66 west to I-81 South and follow to exit 150A. Exit will put you onto Rt. 220 Alt. which you follow for about five miles until it dead-ends at Route 460 and turn left onto Route. 460 East.


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