Visit Guide

Resources for Your Visit

Planning Your Visit to Liberty

  • 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.

  • Directions

    This summer Liberty University continues to grow as a campus, and we are excited for your visit! Please do not use 1971 University Boulevard in Lynchburg, Virginia 24515 when planning your visit due to road closures on campus. Please do use 3699 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA, 24501.

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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.

    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

    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

    Current LU Online Intensive Students

    If you are taking an intensive on campus, please visit Intensive Lodging.


    On-Campus Accommodations

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott
    (Liberty University East Campus)
    3777 Candlers Mountain Rd.
    Lynchburg, VA 24502

    (434) 845-1700
    (888) 494-6428 (toll-free)

    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
    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
    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

    Baymont Inn & Suites
    2815 Candlers Mountain Rd.
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
    (434) 237-2986


    Bed & Breakfasts in the Area

    Acorn Hill Lodge
    2134 Old Forest Rd.
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    (434) 528-0983 (Office)
    (434) 546-0364 (Cell)

    Cedar Post Inn
    1346 Reed Creek Rd.
    Big Island, VA 24526
    (434) 299-6327 (Office)
    (434) 660-9527 (Cell)

    Harmony Hill Bed & Breakfast
    929 Wilson Hill Rd.
    Arrington, VA 22922
    (434) 263-7750

    Orchard House Bed & Breakfast
    9749 Thomas Nelson Hwy.
    Lovingston, Virginia 22949
    (434) 263-7747
    (877) 603-7477 (toll-free)

    Riverview Manor
    2097 Stonemill Rd.
    Hurt, VA 24563
    (434) 386-1095

    Speed the Plough
    389 Fairlea Ln.
    Monroe, VA 24574
    (434) 384-3102

    Spring Grove Farm Bed & Breakfast
    3440 Spring Grove Rd.
    Appomattox, VA 24522
    (434) 352-7429

  • Travel Reimbursement Program

    If you travel via train, plane or bus (i.e. public transportation) directly into Lynchburg, VA to come to the ExperienceLU or DecideLU, 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.

    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.


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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