Newport News is about an hour from Richmond and Virginia Beach; less than 30 minutes from Norfolk, Williamsburg, Jamestown, Smithfield and Gloucester; and minutes from Hampton and Yorktown. Travel by car as I-64 runs the length of our city and connects with I-664 and Routes 143, 60 and 17.
Our location in Hampton Roads makes it easy to reach Newport News from anywhere in Virginia. The major commercial airlines and connections that arrive daily at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport make Newport News easily accessible by air. In addition, Norfolk International Airport is approximately 30 minutes from Newport News. Traveling by rail is one of the many easy methods of reaching Newport News as well. Amtrak makes connections from Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Wilmington, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Richmond and from major southern cities via Richmond.
Another popular method of travel is the Greyhound bus system, which offers nationwide service, just minutes away in our neighboring cities of Hampton and Williamsburg. You can also get around by taxi cab, limousine or Hampton Roads Transit. Whether you take the scenic route, use one of the region's famous bridge-tunnel systems or the interstate highway network, reach us by plane or train, you'll find us "right in the middle of everything."
We are centrally located in Coastal Virginia and our neighboring cities offer many exciting adventures!
Average miles from Newport News:
- Hampton 10
- Jamestown 25
- Norfolk 22
- Portsmouth 25
- Smithfield 20
- Virginia Beach 45
- Williamsburg 20
- Yorktown 20
For more information on transportation, see our Group Planner.