Make sure to refer yourself to the university's transportation webpage to obtain an extensive and detailed list of on- and off-campus transportation options.

What are the nearest airports?

Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport (SHD)

  • Location: Weyers Cave, VA
  • Distance from campus: About 30 minutes.
  • Note from ISSS: This airport provides a
    shuttle service to and from its airport.
    You can register and pay online at the airport's website. This is our recommended airport.
Three logos for different airports (SHD, IAD, CHO).

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

  • Location: Dulles, VA (but often referred to as a
    Washington D.C. airport)
  • Distance from campus: About two hours.
  • Note from ISSS: Make sure NOT to confuse this
    airport with Dallas Airport in Texas.
Dulles International Airport logo

Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport (CHO)

  • Location: Charlottesville, VA
  • Distance from campus: About one hour.
  • Note from ISSS: We do NOT recommend this airport UNLESS you have an easy and convenient way to get there or to JMU.
Image result for cho airport logo
How can I get around Harrisonburg?
  • The Virginia Breeze Megabus is a modern 56-passenger coach bus, which features free Wi-Fi, in-seat power outlets and other amenities which offers rides from JMU (bookstore) to Dulles Airport and to the Amtrak station in Washington D.C.
  • With Zimride you can offer or share a ride with a JMU student faculty or staff who is going in the same direction as you are.
  • When traveling as a group in the area or to the airport, you may consider contacting the Green Shuttle by calling (540) 718-2954 or emailing greenshuttleva@gmail.com.
  • To travel in Harrisonburg, use Bus Finder to find out which bus goes from point A to point B.

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