When you plan to visit Williamsburg there are a number of transportation options to make it easy to get around during your stay. Most Williamsburg Hotels are located along the route of the Williamsburg Area Transit system, and others offer complimentary transportation to attractions including Busch Gardens and Water Country USA.
Williamsburg Area Transit System:
The Williamsburg Area Transit System runs between most hotels and all major Williamsburg Attractions. The fare is $1.25 per person each way plus $0.25 for a transfer between lines. While the buses do have several stops along each route and it could take up to an hour to reach your destination, this is one of the most economical ways to travel in Williamsburg and each of Williamsburg’s Vacations' hotel partners has a stop within one block of the hotel. Pay $10.00 for a weeklong pass good for unlimited rides for seven days.
The Trolley connects Williamsburg’s dining, shopping, and entertainment areas including Merchant’s Square, High Street and New Town. For only $1.00 each way (per person) park in one location and leave the driving to us.
Historic Triangle Shuttle
This free service is operated by Colonial Williamsburg and offers transportation between the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center,Jamestown and Yorktown beginning in March and running through November 3, 2012. The shuttle leaves the Visitor Center every half hour between 9:00AM and 5:00PM.
Colonial Williamsburg Shuttle Buses
Ticketed guests of colonial Williamsburg or anyone staying at a Colonial Williamsburg Hotel, including the Williamsburg Lodge andWilliamsburg Woodlands Hotels may use the Colonial Williamsburg Shuttle Buses free of charge. The buses have numerous stops including the Historic Area, Merchant’s Square, the Visitor Center,Golden Horseshoe Golf Club and the Colonial Williamsburg Hotels.
Guest of some Williamsburg hotels, including Kingsmill Resort, or the Colonial Williamsburg Lodge or Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands, will enjoy complimentary transportation provided by their hotel to Busch Gardens, Colonial Williamsburg, Water Country USA, Jamestown and Yorktown.
Amtrak trains that arrive at the Williamsburg Transportation Center service Williamsburg. The Williamsburg Area Transit services this location or a private taxi may be arranged.
Williamsburg also offers a limited number of taxi services. Fares and schedules vary by company.
The Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport (PHF) is the closest airport to Williamsburg and is approximately 15 miles away. In addition Norfolk International Airport is 45 miles east of Williamsburg and Richmond International Airport is 45 miles west of Williamsburg. Rental Cars are available at either airport or transportation from Richmond may be arranged through Groome Transportation at 800-552-7911.