University of Charleston

Traveling to Charleston,WV

Charleston is located at the confluence of three interstate highways (I-64, I-77, I-79).

It is served by Yeager Airport, named for the pilot who first broke the sound barrier (Chuck Yeager).  Service is provided by American, Delta, Spirit and United Airlines. The airport is about 10 minutes from campus.

Amtrak’s Cardinal line serves Charleston, with a passenger station close to campus. There is also Greyhound bus service as well.

Charleston is served by Uber, Lyft and C&H Taxi. All major rental car services are available at the airport and other locations around the region.

 

Driving Directions

For GPS or Google Maps, use 2300 MacCorkle Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304 to get directions.

From the North: Travel I-77 South or I-79 South into Charleston. Follow I-79 to the 35th Street Bridge (Exit 98).  At the bottom of the exit, turn right onto MacCorkle Avenue. Follow MacCorkle Avenue to UC. The campus will be on your right.

 

From the South: Travel I-77 North (West Virginia Turnpike). Take Exit 95 to WV 61 North/MacCorkle Avenue SE. (This will be the left lane as you come off the exit.)  Continue on WV-61/MacCorkle Avenue through the Kanawha City business district. UC will be on your right.

 

From the East: Travel I-64 West or I-79 South. Follow I-64 South to the 35th Street Bridge Exit (Exit 98) (past the WV Capitol Building). At the bottom of the exit, turn right onto MacCorkle Avenue. Follow MacCorkle Avenue to UC. The campus will be on your right.

 

From the West: Travel I-64 East to Charleston. Take the Oakwood Road Exit 58A and follow the signs to State Route 61 South. Once on State Route 61 South (MacCorkle Avenue), travel approximately 1.5 miles. The campus is on the left.