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Attending An Event

Whether you're planning to attend a meeting, conference, exhibit or a special event at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, you'll want to be prepared ahead of time. Check out the helpful information here and you'll be able to cruise around Hampton just like a local.
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Transportation

With our central Mid-Atlantic location and easy access to Interstate 64, two international airports, and Amtrak, getting to Hampton is easy. Getting around while you’re in Hampton is easy too. Taxi service, shuttle and limo services and Hampton Roads Transit bus service are available if you choose to leave your car at home.

TRAIN
Amtrak 800/872-7245

BID BUS
Connecting Downtown Hampton, Coliseum Central, Peninsula Town Center & Hampton Roads Convention Center 757-727-1271,757-826-6351

BUSES
Hampton Transit Center is located at 2 W. Pembroke Avenue near Downtown.

Hampton Roads Transit (H.R.T.) local route information & crossroads service throughout Hampton Roads757-222-6100

Greyhound 800/231-2222
Mega Bus 877/462-6342

TAXICABS/SHUTTLE & LINE SERVICE
Yellow Cab 757-855-1111
Orange Cab 757-369-8977

SHUTTLE & LIMO SERVICE
Affordable Dave’s Limousine Service 757-342-9144,757-826-9144

Airport Express Shuttle and LPR Limousine 757-858-1234,757-857-5950

Carey/VIP & Celebrity 757-853-5466 757-220-5466

Oleta Coach Lines, Inc. 757-253-1008

Superior Executive Transportation 757-567-0353

Tidewater Coach (Serves both airports) 757-218-9539

NEWPORT NEWS WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PHF)
757-877-0221,
FlyPHF.com

PHF CARRIERS:
Allegiant 702/505-8888
Delta 800/221-1212
Frontier Airlines 800/432-1359
US Airways 800/428-4322

NORFOLK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ORF)
757-857-3351
NorfolkAirport.com

ORF CARRIERS:
American 800/433-7300
Continental 800/523-3273
Delta 800/221-1212
Southwest 800/435-9792
United 800/864-8331
US Airways 480/693-2341

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (RIC)
804/226-3000
FlyRichmond.com

RIC CARRIERS:
Airtran 800/247-8726
American 800/433-7300
Continental 800/525-0280
Delta 800/221-1212
Jet Blue 800/538-2583
United 800/241-6522
US Airways 800/428-4322
Air Canada 888-247-2262
Vision Airlines 877/359-2538

BID Bus
There is convenient transportation between the sites in the Downtown and Coliseum Central
districts. The BID Bus provides free transportation during spring and summer on Fridays and Saturdays from noon to midnight. During these seasons, the 27-passenger bus runs on an approximate 30-minute loop, picking up and delivering passengers at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel and at the intersection of King Street and Settlers Landing Road. The bus stops in Coliseum Central are located on Coliseum Drive at Embassy Suites Hotel at the Hampton Roads Convention Center and in front of Barnes & Noble at Peninsula Town Center.

EMERGENCY

Ambulance, Fire, Police 911
American Red Cross757-838-7320
Poison Control 800/222-1222
Hampton Roads Sector Command Center (Search & Rescue) 757-638-6641
Sentara Careplex Hospital757-736-1000
Travelers Aid (United Way) & Up Center (formerly Family Services of Tidewater)757-622-7017

INFORMATIONAL NUMBERS

City of Hampton Customer Call Center 757/727-8311 or in-town, dial 311
Hampton Fire Department 757-727-6111 non-emergency
Hampton Police Department 757-727-6111 non-emergency
Peninsula Chamber of Commerce757-262-2000
AAA Tidewater757-826-1061

CURRENCY EXCHANGE

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch 800/523-7860
Travelex at Norfolk International Airpor t757-855-9785
CXI Currency Exchange International (MacArthur Center) 757-216-3500

A reminder to travel safely

  • Check to make sure you have your room key with you before you leave your hotel room.
  • Familiarize yourself with your hotel’s emergency evacuation plan.
  • It is never advisable to openly discuss your room number in hotel public areas.
  • Conceal valuables or keep them with you. It is not advisable to leave them in your room or your automobile.

Interstate Access To the Hampton Visitor Center
Intersected by Interstates 64 and 664, Hampton is located in the geographic center of the Hampton Roads area just a 3-hour drive south of Washington, D.C. and 30 minutes from both Colonial Williamsburg and Virginia Beach (traffic pending). To reach the Hampton Visitor Center from I-64, take Exit 267 to downtown Hampton, following Settlers Landing Road. Turn right on History Museum Way; Visitor Center is located where History Museum Way meets Old Hampton Lane. There are also satellite centers at the Virginia Air & Space Center, the Hampton Maritime Center, and the Hampton Roads Convention Center. For on the road assistance, call 800-800-2202.

Interstate Access to Hampton Roads Convention Center & Parking

Heading East on I-64 (from Richmond):
Merge toward Exit 263 (Mercury Boulevard), getting into the far right lane toward Coliseum Drive. Stay in the right turning lane. Turn right onto Coliseum Drive. Continue straight through the intersection at Pine Chapel and Coliseum Drive. Turn left into the parking lot at Hampton Roads Convention Center, located at 1610 Coliseum Drive.

Heading West on I-64 (From Norfolk):
Take Exit 263B (Mercury Boulevard). Stay in the right lane. Turn right onto Coliseum Drive. Continue straight through the intersection at Pine Chapel and Coliseum Drive. Turn left into the parking lot at Hampton Roads Convention Center, located at 1610 Coliseum Drive.

North-bound on I-664 (from Suffolk/Portsmouth):
At the crossroads of Interstates 664 and 64, follow traffic for I-64 west, staying in left and center lanes. Continue on flyover as lanes merge onto I-64. Stay in the farthest right lanes. Take Exit 263 B (Mercury Boulevard). Stay in the right lane. Turn right onto Coliseum Drive. Continue straight through the intersection at Pine Chapel and Coliseum Drive. Turn left into the parking lot at Hampton Roads Convention Center, located at 1610 Coliseum Drive.

Parking Information Hampton Roads Convention Center presents nearly 4,000 complimentary visitor parking spaces in street-level parking lots immediately adjacent to convention center entrances.

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Mileage to Hampton
Williamsburg 30 miles
Norfolk 11 miles
Virginia Beach 25 miles
Washington, D.C. 180 miles
Philadelphia 325 miles
New York City 378 miles
Atlanta 541 miles