Life in Charlottesville

New to Charlottesville or considering a move from DC, Richmond, or beyond? Many of our families have found Charlottesville to be a wonderful place to relocate, often choosing to stay in the area well beyond their child’s tenure at Oakland. With all the conveniences of city life amidst the splendors of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains, see what makes this award-winning city one of the best places to live and work in the country.

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Typical Travel Times by Car

From Washington, DC · 2.5 hours

From Richmond, VA · 1 hour

From Roanoke, VA · 2 hours

From Virginia Beach, VA · 2.75 hours

Transportation Options

By Air
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)
Offering 50 daily direct flights on American Airlines, Delta, and United, the airport makes getting to the area a breeze and is just eight miles from downtown Charlottesville.

Airport Shuttles
A Goff Airport Shuttle Transportation
Camryn Executive Transportation and Limousine

Aiport Car Rentals
Avis Rent-A-Car
Reservations: 800-331-1212
Local Office: 434-973-6000
Reservations: 800-654-3131
Local Office: 434-297-4288
National Car Rental
Reservations: 800-227-7368
Local Office: 434-974-4664
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Reservations: 855-266-9289
Local Office: 434-974-466

By Train or Bus
810 W. Main St.
Charlottesville Station: 434-296-4559
310 W. Main St.

Area Hotels

Omni Charlottesville Hotel
212 Ridge McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 971-5500
The Graduate
1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 295-4333
Boar’s Head Resort
200 Ednam Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(888) 249-0751
Keswick Hall
701 Club Dr, Keswick, VA 22947
(434) 979-3440
Angel Nest Bed and Breakfast
288 Fieldstone Dr, Keswick, VA 22947
(434) 996-4479
Courtyard by Marriott Charlottesville - University Medical Center
1201 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 977-1700
Residence Inn by Marriott Charlottesville Downtown
315 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 220-0075
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Charlottesville Downtown/University Area
401 Cherry Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 295-0100
Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville
1793 Richmond Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 979-4442
Comfort Inn Monticello
2097 Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 977-3300
The Clifton
1296 Clifton Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 971-1800

Medical Care

University of Virginia Children’s Hospital
1204 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 243-5500
University of Virginia Health System University Hospital
1215 Lee St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 924-0000
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
500 Martha Jefferson Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 654-7000
MedExpress Urgent Care
260 Pantops Center, Charlottesville, VA 22911
(434) 244-3027

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