Transportation

Roads

Highways

Major highways in and connecting to Gloucester are U.S Route 17 (George Washington Memorial Highway) and U.S Route 14. I-64 is located within 12 miles of the County.

Motor Carrier

Over 155 motor carriers and over 50 common carrier terminals are in the region.

Public Transportation

  • Amtrak
  • Bay Transit provides bus service in Gloucester, throughout the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck 12 hours a day, 5 days a week
  • Greyhound-Trail Ways Bus Lines
  • Newton’s Bus Service, Inc.

Air Service

Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport - 23.6 miles (38 kilometers)
Carriers include Delta, and American Airlines

Norfolk International Airport - 49.2 miles (79.2 kilometers)
Carriers include American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, and United

Richmond International Airport - 51.2 miles (82.3 kilometers)
Carriers include American Airlines, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United

Middle Peninsula Regional Airport - A general aviation airport centrally located on the Middle Peninsula with a 5,000 foot long runway and averaging approximately 46 flights a day.

Rail Service

Freight service in the region is provided by CSX Transportation, Norfolk Southern, Commonwealth Railway and the Norfolk-Portsmouth Beltline.

Ports & Waterways

  • A 50-foot channel depth and ice-free harbor all the world’s largest ships to dock.
  • Home of the APM Terminals Virginia, a private container terminal leased and operated by the Virginia Port Authority.
  • One of the largest container ports on the U.S East Coast.
  • The Virginia Port Authority is comprised of three marine terminals, Norfolk International Terminals, Portsmouth Marine Terminal, Newport News Marine Terminal, and one intermodal container transfer facility, the Virginia Inland Port.
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