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Directions to Naval Station Norfolk

Hampton Roads has 2 major airports:


Personnel flying into Hampton Roads should make arrangements with their sponsor for transportation from the airport to the command.

In the event the service member arrives and previously arranged transportation is not available, he or she should report to the Military Information Booth. Military Booth staff will call the command for transportation. If the booth is not staffed, the service member should proceed upstairs to the USO where USO staff will contact the command for assistance. Taxi fees from the airport to Naval Station Norfolk are as much as $30.00.

Contact numbers and hours of operation for Norfolk International Airport:

Military Booth -- 757-444-8040; Hours are Mon-Fri 6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
USO -- 757-233-0567; Hours are 9:00 a.m. - midnight. If you need assistance after midnight, call to verify a volunteer will be there.

Personnel flying into the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport should report to the airport Information Booth for directions to Naval Station Norfolk. Taxi fees to Naval Station Norfolk from the Newport News/Williamsburg airport are as much as $60.00.

Contact Number and hours of operation for Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport:Information Booth -- 757-877-0221; Hours vary with staffing. Public transportation does not run to or from the airports.

Driving Directions

From Richmond

Take I-64 East through the Peninsula consisting of Williamsburg, Newport News, and Hampton.  Interstate I-64 will continue to the Southside through the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel. Naval Base exit 276 is approximately 4 miles after the tunnel. Take I-564 3 miles to Admiral Taussig Blvd to the base. Gates 1 and 2 of the Naval Base are located at the intersection of Admiral Taussig Blvd. and Hampton Blvd.

From Philadelphia

Take I-95 South to US 13 South from the Southside of Wilmington Delaware. Follow US 13 down the length of the Delmarva Peninsula to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel. Cross the Bay Bridge and Tunnel and you will be in Norfolk. Take US 13 to I-64 West to I-564 West to the base. The cost of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is $12.00 one way.

From Washington DC

Take I-95 South to I-295 South (exit 84) go approximately 15 miles to I-64 West (exit 28) follow for approximately 76 miles to I-564 and you are at the base.  

From the South

Take I-95 North into Virginia to US 58 in Emporia (exit 11). US 58 will bring you into Norfolk take I-64 for approximately 25 miles to (exit 276) to the base. 

DoD decals are no longer required for access to the installation. Vehicles for employees or contractors still need to be registered upon check-in or decal expiration. Military Personnel are still required to have their vehicles registered at the Pass and ID office (757-322-2978). You will need:

  • Proof of insurance
  • Vehicle registration
  • Identification

When you arrive at the main gate show your military identification to the gate guard. If everything is in order, access to the Naval Station will be permitted.

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