Norfolk, VA Airport Information
Norfolk International Airport (ORF)
Approximate taxi fare: $32 USD
Roughly 10 miles from downtown Norfolk, Norfolk International Airport is the dominant airport in Southeast Virginia. The four airlines operating out of Norfolk International Airport provide nonstop service to 26 destinations in the U.S.
The airport's 400,000-square-foot main passenger terminal houses two concourses and 24 gates, while the 243,000-square-foot arrivals terminal provides state-of-the-art baggage claim and ground transportation facilities. Norfolk International also features Wi-Fi throughout the terminal and a conference center for business travelers.
The facility has space for 2,859 short- and long-term parking spaces. An additional 4,700 parking spaces can be found among several other surface lots and garages, all within a short walk of the terminal.
Airline carriers serving Norfolk International Airport
- American Airlines
Norfolk, VA Ground Transportation
Norfolk's Amtrak station at 230 Park Avenue is open Monday through Friday from 4 to 6 Am and 8 to 10 PM; Saturday from 5 to 7 AM and 11 to 11:59 PM; and Sunday from midnight to 1 AM, 5 to 7 AM and 8 to 10 PM. The station provides access to Amtrak's Northeast Regional route, which offers downtown-to-downtown service up and down the Northeast corridor from Boston to Virginia Beach.
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Getting around Norfolk and the surrounding region is a breeze. Hampton Roads Transit (HRT) operates a number of traditional bus, electric shuttle bus and paddle wheel ferry boat routes within and between Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Hampton, Newport News and Suffolk. HRT serves over one million riders per month. The Max is a system of seven bus routes running between Hampton Roads communities and major centers of employment. Virginia's first and only first light system, Norfolk's The Tide extends 7.4 miles from the Eastern Virginia Medical Center complex through downtown Norfolk and to the Virginia Beach border. The Tide operates along 11 stations and four park and ride lots with free parking. Trains run Monday through Friday from 6 AM to 11 PM (with extended Friday hours until midnight), Saturday from 6 AM to midnight and Sunday from 10:55 AM to 9 PM. The Tide fare is $1.50 for adults and $1 for children ages 17 and under; children under 38 inches ride free.