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Travel Directions

Learn How to Get to Busch Gardens

Whether you’re surprising the family with a spontaneous trip, or planning for a future stay, it couldn’t be easier to get to Williamsburg, Virginia.

Less than an hour’s drive from Richmond, Virginia Beach and other Hampton Roads destinations, Busch Gardens offers a taste of Europe close to home.


Follow the directions below to find yourself in Coastal Virginia, worlds away from the worries of everyday life. We can’t wait to host you.

Busch Gardens

1 Busch Gardens Boulevard

Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Pack up the family for an affordable road trip to our water park with a cool beach vibe.

Distance to Our Parks

Take a plane, train or bus, as all modes of transportation will lead you to this place filled with hidden adventure.

Virginia

Norfolk
40 miles

Richmond
55 miles

Virginia Beach
55 miles

Charlottesville
125 miles

District of Columbia

Washington, DC
155 miles

Maryland

Baltimore
200 miles

North Carolina

Raleigh
200 miles

Greensboro
250 miles

Charlotte
335 miles

New York

New York
405 miles

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia
300 miles

Driving Directions

From Virginia Beach and Norfolk

  • Drive up I-64 West.
  • Busch Gardens: Take Exit 243A and follow this road directly to the park entrance.

From Richmond

  • Hop on I-64 East.
  • Busch Gardens: Take Exit 243A and follow this road directly to the park entrance.

From Washington, D.C.

An easy drive south will transport you from the nation’s capital.

  • From I-95 South, take Exit 84A for I-295 South.
  • Take Exit 28A for I-64 East toward Norfolk/VA Beach.
  • Busch Gardens: Take Exit 243A and follow this road directly to the park entrance.

From Raleigh, NC

Just north of North Carolina, our world-class theme park and water park adventures await, only a few hours distance from Raleigh.

  • Take US-64 East to I-95 North toward Richmond.
  • Exit onto I-295 North and merge onto I-64 East.
  • Busch Gardens: Take Exit 243A and follow this road directly to the park entrance.
Flying to Williamsburg, Virginia and airports near Busch Gardens

Air Travel

Flying in for your Williamsburg vacation? There are three convenient airports in Hampton Roads and Richmond, all within 45 minutes of Busch Gardens Williamsburg:

 RIC (Richmond International Airport)
 ORF (Norfolk International Airport)
 PHF (Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport)

Rental cars, buses, shuttles, taxis and Uber can transport you from the airport to the World’s Most Beautiful Theme Park.

Trains and buses to Williamsburg, Virginia and stations near Busch Gardens

Ground Travel

Advice from a local -- take a bus or train to enjoy the view and get here traffic-free from Raleigh or Washington, D.C.

There are many options to get you to Busch Gardens quickly and easily. Williamsburg’s station is next to the post office in the Historic Area, only ten minutes away.

Find your local schedules at Amtrak, Greyhound and Williamsburg’s local WATA service.