W&L Airport Shuttle Service

The W&L airport shuttle program will resume service for students for the 2022-23 academic year.  Reservations for the 2022-2023 academic year will open approximately August 1, 2022.

POLICIES

  • Shuttles are for currently enrolled ungraduate and law students ONLY.
  • Normal University airport shuttles will run during break periods only.  Please refer to the schedule listed below.
  • Please note the costs associated with each trip as they have changed for the 22-23 academic year.
  • To be guaranteed a seat, reservations must be made at least 72 hours before the requested shuttle trip. 
  • Reservations made less than 72 hours prior to the trip will result in a $50 late fee.
  • Reservations made less than 24 hours prior to the trip may not be honored.
  • Cancellations must be made 24 hours before the scheduled trip; failure to do so will result in a $100 cancellation fee each way.
  • No shows will be charged the full price of their shuttle, along with a $100 fee.
  • Financial Aid review will be available for students who are unable to pay the regular shuttle fee.
  • Shuttles currently serve the Roanoke Airport, Charlottesville Airport or Amtrak Station, Richmond International Airport and Dulles International Airport.
  • Pickup times at airports will be 12:00 noon and 6:00 p.m.
  • Campus departure times will be 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
  • Students wishing to be picked up or dropped off at an airport should plan their flight travel in accordance with the dates and times outlined on this webpage.
  • Shuttles requested outside of the break schedule or departure/pickup times will be charged the full cost of the University’s expense for each shuttle.

AY 2022-2023 AIRPORT SHUTTLE SCHEDULE – Scheduled shuttles are available to all undergraduate and law students.

Fall 2022 Term

Date(s)

Event

August 13 & 14
August 20 & 21

Law orientation/return

August 28

Leading Edge Move-in

September 2- September 6

Fall Semester Move-in

September 30 – October 1

Fall break departures

October 4

Fall break return

November 19 – November 21

Thanksgiving departures

November 26 – November 27

Thanksgiving returns

December 9 – December 17

End of term departures

December 20 – December 21

End of term departures

 

Winter 2023 Term

Date(s)

Event

January 7 – January 8

Winter Semester Move-in

February 18 – February 19

Washington/February break departures

February 25 – February 26

Washington/February break returns

April 7 – April 16

End of term departures

April 29 – April 30

End of term departures

 

Spring 2023Term

Date(s)

Event

April 22 – April 23

Spring Semester Move-in

May 19 – May 21

End of term departures


COSTS

Shuttle costs during the regularly scheduled dates listed above are as follows:

Airport

1-way fee

Roanoke Airport

$25

Charlottesville Airport

$35

Richmond International Airport

$55

Dulles International Airport

$70

 

Shuttles may be available outside of the regularly scheduled dates or times, however, the cost per shuttle will be for the actual cost incurred to pay the Driver’s salary plus the federal mileage rate per mile.  The estimated amounts are listed below, but are subject to change.  If more than one student is requesting the same shuttle, the cost will be divided among all riders.

Airport

1-way fee

Roanoke Airport

$120

Charlottesville Airport

$166

Richmond International Airport

$292

Dulles International Airport

$365

 

For more information concerning airport shuttles, contact Ben Ansted, Transportation Coordinator at 540-458-8167 or email shuttle@wlu.edu

Updated 7/1/2022