Travel and Logistics
Getting to Vanderbilt from the Nashville International Airport
Take I-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left onto Broadway. Follow Broadway and veer right to West End Ave. Allow approximately 30 minutes driving time from the airport to Vanderbilt University. If traffic is light, it will take less time.
Getting to Vanderbilt via the Interstates
From the north, take I-65 to I-40 west and then look for I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway.
From the east or south, take I-40 west to exit 209A. Turn left on Broadway.
From the west, take I-40 east to exit 209B. Turn right on Broadway (US 70S).
Follow Broadway and veer right to West End Ave.
Vanderbilt is located a mile and a half southwest of downtown Nashville and is approximately four hours from Atlanta, three hours from Birmingham, two and a half hours from Knoxville, three hours from Louisville, and three hours from Memphis.
There are four complimentary parking garages on campus with shuttle service to various Commencement events. Parking for guests is available at the following locations:
- 25th Ave. Garage On the corner of 25th Ave. and Highland Ave. – please use Highland Ave. entrance only
- Terrace Place Garage On the corner of 21st Ave. and Terrace Place
- Wesley Place Garage On the corner of 21st Ave. and Scarritt Place
- Kensington Place Garage On the corner of 25th Ave. and Kensington Place
If you need disability assistance please call the Vanderbilt Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, and Disability Services Department at 615-343-9727 to make arrangements, or go to this page for more information.