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Transportation & Mobility

In a region that is unfortunately well known for its transportation woes, Leesburg enjoys excellent access to major highways and airports.

Highways

Highway 15 and Virginia Route 7U.S. Highway 15 and Virginia Route 7 intersect in Leesburg, providing highway access in all directions. The Point of Rocks bridge on U.S. Highway 15 just minutes north of Leesburg is the only bridge across the Potomac River between it and the Capital Beltway. Virginia Route 7 runs from Alexandria, just outside the District of Columbia to Interstate 81 in Winchester, with Leesburg centrally located.

In addition, the Dulles Greenway toll road (Virginia Route 267) terminates in Leesburg and provides direct access to Washington Dulles International Airport, just 15 minutes to the east. From the airport, the Dulles Tollway continues eastward to Fairfax County, Arlington and the District of Columbia.

Airports

Leesburg Executive AirportWith its location at the western terminus of the Dulles Greenway toll road, Leesburg enjoys excellent access to Washington Dulles International Airport. In addition, the Leesburg Executive Airport, one of the region's busiest general aviation airports, provides businesses with further transportation options into and out of the area.

 

 Public Transportation

Local Routes 
Leesburg's Downtown TrolleyVirginia Regional Transit operates three fixed bus routes, covering most of Leesburg, with a central transfer hub in the Historic Downtown.  One of these routes is the Trolley which circulates between the Historic Downtown and the major retail centers on the east side of Town.  The fixed routes operate Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  In addition, the Trolley operates on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.

VRT also operates the "7 to 7 on 7" route from downtown Leesburg to the Town Center Plaza in Sterling. 

More information, including route maps, about Virginia Regional Transit's Leesburg bus service, is available on the Public Transportation page. 


Commuter Routes

Loudoun County's Office of Transportation Services provides commuter bus service from Leesburg to the West Falls Church Metro Station, Rosslyn, the Pentagon and Washington DC. 

For more information about public transportation options in and around Leesburg, please visit our Public Transportation page.

 

Last updated: 3/21/2012 9:54:37 AM