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Travel to Charlottesville

Fly directly to Charlottesville Albemarle Airportlocated 15 minutes away from UVA

Fly to Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C.

  • UVA Express 
    • UVA Express is the ONLY official University-run transportation option from Dulles International Airport to UVA. No other student groups or organizations provide transportation that is officially sanctioned by UVA. 
    • All international first-year, new undergraduate transfer students, exchange students, and family members are eligible to take UVA Express. Returning and graduate students are not eligible.
    • Plan for 2020 program will be announced later.
  • Other airport transportation (applicable to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, as well)
  • Getting from Dulles to Union Station in DC where you can take the train or bus to Charlottesville

Take the megabus from Dulles International Airport to Charlottesville

Take the train (Amtrak) to Charlottesville

Uber and Lyft provide service in Charlottesville


Paying Your Tuition and Fees

We recommend paying your tuition & fees to UVA using Flywire. Flywire allows you to pay in over 100 different currencies, save on bank fees and exchange rates, track your payment online, and have access to 24/7 multilingual customer service. Make your payment on UVA's International Payments page


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