Visiting Resources

Planning Your Visit to Liberty

Below are some helpful Hotel, Shuttle, and Local Attractions assistance for you and your family as you prepare to visit Liberty University!


Shuttles

We offer free pick-up and drop-off services to guests and prospective students only, arriving directly into Lynchburg, VA from the following locations:

This complimentary service to and from our campus comes at no charge to you. Please contact Laura Green at legreen@liberty.edu or (434) 592-3107 to arrange your transportation. Your request must be made 48 hours prior to your arrival.

Current Liberty University Students seeking shuttle services may contact Liberty University Transit.


Convocation

Liberty University’s Convocation is North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students. Each year, we host more than 80 nationally-known speakers from a variety of fields. MWF — 10:30 a.m. in the Vines Center

WATCH CONVOCATION LIVE


Travel Reimbursement Program

If you travel via train, plane or bus (i.e. public transportation) directly into Lynchburg, VA to come to the following events, we will reimburse your fare up to $750 once you begin your first day of classes in the residential undergraduate program either Fall/Spring only.?

  • ExperienceLU

  • DecideLU

Once you arrive on campus as a current Liberty student, contact the Student Advocate Office for more information on what you need to do in order to receive this credit. Feel free to check the Travel Reimbursement Policy for more information!

Directions

Liberty University is located at 1971 University Boulevard in Lynchburg, Virginia 24515.

A view of the mountain monogram above Liberty University

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Directions to Liberty University

Northbound on 29 - Take 460 E to the exit for Candlers Mountain. Rd/Liberty University. At the stop sign, make a right. Go to the first light and make a left onto University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty's campus.

Southbound on 29 Business - Take Exit 8b. Go through the first light. At the second light, make a right on S 670 (there is a Liberty University sign with an arrow pointing to the right). Go two more lights. Make a right on University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty's campus.

Eastbound on 460 - Take the Candlers Mountain. Rd./Liberty University exit. At the stop sign, make a right. Go to the first light and make a left onto University Blvd. Stay straight through light and enter Liberty's campus.

Westbound on 460 or Northbound on 501 - Take the Candlers Mountain. Rd. / University Blvd. exit. At light make a left and enter Liberty's campus.

Driving/Direction Recommendation

We recommend all those driving South on I-81 to look over your online or GPS directions. We'd advise all those traveling South on I-81 to not take route 501 South out of Lexington to Lynchburg. Although route 501 is a beautiful drive, it is a winding road.

We suggest you take I-64 East to Charlottesville and then US 29 South to 460 West to arrive at Liberty University.


Directions to the Hancock Welcome Center

Hancock Welcome Center

From Candler’s Mountain Road

As you enter the main entrance of campus, from the intersection of University Blvd and Candler’s Mountain Rd, continue past the football stadium.  The Hancock Welcome Center is the next building on the right.  Turn right into the Hancock Welcome Center parking lot.  Walk up the main entryway of the building and the Visitors Center will be on the left.

From Wards Road coming from 29 North

As you approach the intersection of Harvard St. and Liberty University Drive (once you have passed Wal-Mart on your left) get into the right-hand turn lane, and turn into the brick tunnel. Continue straight through the main intersection. Once you reach the crest of the hill you will see Williams Football Stadium on your left, and to your immediate right is the Hancock Welcome Center. 

460 East Bound (Jerry Falwell Pkwy)

Take the “Liberty University” Exit and proceed to the left-hand turn lane at the intersection of University Blvd and Evans Blvd. Take the left-hand turn from the light onto University Blvd, and continue on University Blvd passed the Football stadium (on your right). Once passed the Football stadium the Welcome Center is the next building on your right. 

Directions via GPS Coordinates

  • N37 21.064'   W79 10.747'

Lodging for Current Liberty University Online Intensive Students

If you are taking an intensive on campus, please visit the Intensive Lodging page through Liberty University Online.


Local Hotels

On Campus Accommodations

Fairfield Inn & Suites

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

3777 Candlers Mountain Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(East Campus - Liberty University)
Phone: (434) 845-1700; Toll-Free: 888-494-6428

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/lyhfi-fairfield-inn-and-suites-lynchburg-liberty-university/

No other hotel in Lynchburg offers a better location, adjacent to Liberty University! The Fairfield Inn & Suites is located within a short walking distance from Liberty University and offers a spectacular view of the LU campus and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains.  We also offer easy access to Highway 29 (North/South) and Highway 460 (East/West).  More than 40 restaurants are located within a 2-mile radius!

The Fairfield Inn & Suites in Lynchburg, VA offers all the comforts of home. Each room is equipped with a 37" flat screen TV, mini-fridge, microwave, and iron/ironing board. Amenities include complimentary hot buffet breakfast, fitness center, heated indoor pool, fire pit, valet dry-cleaning, guest laundry service, shuttle service and extensive business services including 3 meeting rooms and 1,060 square feet of total meeting space.  All rooms are 100% non-smoking.


Off Campus Accommodations:

 

Comfort Inn & Suites

15001 Wards Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 266-1111


Courtyard

4640 Murray Pl.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 846-7900


Craddock Terry Hotel

1312 Commerce St.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 455-1500


Extended Stay America Lynchburg-University Blvd

1910 University Blvd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-8863


Hampton Inn

3600 Liberty Mountain Dr.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 608-1224


Hilton Garden Inn

4025 Wards Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-3006


Holiday Inn Express Lynchburg

5600 Seminole Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(800) 345-8082


Holiday Inn Lynchburg

601 Main St.
Lynchburg, VA 24504
(800) 345-8082


Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center

2900 Candlers Mountain Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 237-6333


La Quinta Inn & Suites Lynchburg at Liberty University

3320 Candlers Mountain Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 847-8655


Microtel Inn & Suites

5704 Seminole Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 239-2300


Springhill Suites

15171 Wards Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 237-5848


Sleep Inn

3620 Candlers Mountain Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 846-6900


Timberlake Motel

19980 Lynchburg Hwy.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
(434) 525-2160


Appomattox Inn & Suites

447 Old Courthouse Road
Appomattox, VA 24522
(434) 664-2018


Bed & Breakfast Options in the Region:


Acorn Hill Lodge

Acorn Hill Lodge

2134 Old Forest Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Office: 434-528-0983/ Cell: 434-546-0364
www.acornhilllodge.com

Acorn Hill Lodge is located in Lynchburg, Virginia, just minutes from Liberty University. The Lodge is conveniently located on the City bus line and is close to many businesses, hospitals, churches, restaurants, schools, parks, and walking trails. The Lodge is of classic southern charm with inviting wrap-around porches on both levels, perfect for quiet relaxation in warmer weather or for viewing the illuminated fountain in the evenings. There are seven suites with queen-sized beds, full kitchens, and private baths and one VIP suite containing a king-sized bed, full kitchen, private bath, Jacuzzi tub and in-wall fireplace. All suites have private entrances, DirectTV, and wireless high-speed internet. A guest laundry facility is located in the Lodge. During warmer weather, guests can enjoy the airy 600 sq. ft. Wisteria-covered patio. A continental breakfast is available and other food services may be arranged with local restaurants. Adjacent to The Lodge is The Spa and Salon at Acorn Hill offering luxurious services by hospitable staff.


Cedar Post Inn

   Cedar Post Inn

   1346 Reed Creek Rd.
   Big Island, VA 24526
   Phone: 434-299-6327 / Cell: 434-660-9527
   www.cedarpostinn.com

 A log home comfortably located on 65 acres in Bedford County, Virginia, 8 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway (exit milepost 63/ Big Island/ 501 S , if you are coming from the North, and 16 miles -  exit milepost 86, 43 S, towards Bedford). A scenic drive either way you travel.

An easy drive to The Sedalia Center, Bedford, Lynchburg (Liberty Univeristy, Lynchburg College and Randolph College), Poplar Forest, Natural Bridge and the James River.

Accommodations include 2 rooms , The Terrapin Mountain  and the Flint Stone Mountain  (named after mountains close by), both with private baths, internet service, wifi,  with picturesque views of the mountains. A delicious full breakfast is served each morning.

We have hiking (Terrapin Mountain) and biking trails, Reed Creek (fishing for native trout), picnic tables by the creek (a great place to stick your feet in the cool water). Bird watchers enjoy the variety of birds around the Inn. You can sit on the front porch or on the deck to enjoy the views…”Come and relax”


Harmony Hill Bed & BreakfastHarmony Hill Bed & Breakfast

929 Wilson Hill Rd.
Arrington, VA  22922
434-263-7750
www.harmony-hill.com

Experience the charm of the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain area with a relaxing stay in a cozy log cabin Bed & Breakfast. Kick back in a comfy, cabin-like setting without pulling the plug on modern living. All rooms include HDTV, extensive DVD library, and high-speed wireless internet. A full country breakfast is included every day. Snacks, drinks, and coffee are available throughout the day and night. Harmony Hill is located on Route 665, just one mile from Route 29, within 30 minutes from Liberty University. Ask for the Liberty rate and receive 10% off.


Orchard House Bed & Breakfast

Orchard House Bed & Breakfast

9749 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
Lovingston, Virginia 22949
Phone: 434-263-7747/ Toll-Free: (877)603-7477
www.orchardhousebb.com

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at the Orchard House B&B. Built in 1874, it was the homestead for the local apple orchards for many years. Nestled in the core of the Virginia countryside, we are surrounded by the breath-taking Blue Ridge Mountains, yet only a short drive away from the arts and entertainment of downtown Charlottesville. We offer a complimentary breakfast, bath robes, air conditioning, free wireless Internet, a hot tub, and much more! Approximately a 30-minute drive to Liberty University.


Riverview Manor

Riverview Manor

2097 Stonemill Rd.
Hurt, VA 24563
434-386-1095
www.riverviewmanor.biz

Honey Shuck Cabin is located on a Historic Virginia Plantation Farm Site in central Virginia. The Cabin is newly constructed from 2 tobacco barns from an historic estate. The logs are all hand hewn and date to 1830. But all modern conveniences are included. There are 2 main rooms; living-kitchen, bedroom and bath, with a loft that has two twin beds that convert into a king, gas log iron stove, satellite TV, phone and DSL internet service, front and back porches, central heat and air, 2 person shower with 3 shower heads, a champagne bubble claw foot tub, and luxury bedding. The cabin was built and decorated with beautiful, cozy comfort in mind, using antiques and quilts. Other amenities include a DVD player, IPod Home, books of local interest, and bikes. Rates are $175 per night for 2 guest, and $225 per night for 4.


Speed the Plough

Speed the Plough

389 Fairlea Ln.
Monroe, VA 24574
434-384-3102
www.speedtheploughbb.com

Circa 1850, Greek Revival Manor House on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic Sites in Appomattox, Bedford, Lexington, and Lynchburg, VA. Queen size beds, full bathrooms, balcony. Features a lake and two ponds, fishing, boating, birdwatching, and hiking trails. When you call, ask for a Liberty University 10% discount.


Spring Grove Farm Bed and Breakfast

Spring Grove Farm Bed & Breakfast

3440 Spring Grove Rd.
Appomattox, VA 24522
Phone: 434-352-7429
www.springgrovefarm.com

Located within a 30 minute drive from Liberty University, Spring Grove Farm is a two-hundred acre Virginia plantation that has been fully restored to its 1842 condition, with compatible wings for additional facilities and baths. Sixteen restored fireplaces warm the public areas and your room in cool weather. Central heat and air conditioning were added during restoration for your year-round comfort. Eleven rooms and suites are available, all with private baths. Play the grand piano in the parlor or carriage house, watch old or new movies in the media room via satellite TV, hike over our two hundred acres, or just relax on the many porches and decks that take in our lovely country vistas.

Enjoy your choice of a continental or full breakfast served in the dining room, breakfast room, sun room, or on the terrace. You can choose to dine at small tables for two or mingle with other guests at larger tables. Our breakfast is served from silver serving pieces using our fine china and flatware. We organically grow many of our fruits and vegetables which are served in season.


Contact

(434) 582-2064
VisitorsCenter@Liberty.edu


Hours

Monday–Friday
8 a.m.–9 p.m. EST

Saturday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. EST

Sunday
12 p.m.–6 p.m. EST

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