Christopher Newport University is located in the heart of Newport News, Virginia. We're three hours south of Washington, D.C., 45 minutes from the Virginia Beach oceanfront, and 20 minutes east of historic Williamsburg.

If you’re flying to the area, you have several choices of airports. You can also get to Newport News by train or by bus. Parking is available throughout the campus. (view campus map)


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Driving Directions



From Richmond, Charlottesville, & Northern Virginia

  • Take I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Winchester & Northwestern Virginia

  • Take U.S. 66 East to Rt. 17 South to Fredericksburg.
  • I-95 South to I-295 South to I-64 East.
  • I-64 East to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Martinsville/Danville

  • Take U.S. 58/460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Chesapeake, Suffolk, & Portsmouth

  • Follow routes to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Norfolk & Virginia Beach

  • Take I-64 West to and across the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel.
  • Continue on I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Eastern Shore

  • Take U.S. 13 South to and across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel ($10 Toll).
  • U.S. 13 South to the Northampton Boulevard interchange of I-64.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Roanoke/Lynchburg/Petersburg

  • Rt. 460 East to I-664 North.
  • I-664 to and across the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge-Tunnel.
  • I-64 West to Exit 258-A, J. Clyde Morris Boulevard South (Rt. 17).
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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From Northern Neck

  • Take Rt. 17 South into Newport News.
  • Continue straight and cross Warwick Boulevard.
  • The street becomes Avenue of the Arts.
  • Bear to your right on Avenue of the Arts.
  • Turn right out of the roundabout and into the University.

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