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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 
Loudoun County Transit operates the local bus service in Leesburg and eastern Loudoun County. The three Leesburg routes, plus the 7-to-7-on-7, which provides service from Leesburg to Sterling, have a central transfer hub at the Loudoun County Government Center  in the Historic Downtown.  Most of the routes operate Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  In addition, the Village at Leesburg route operates on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

More information, including route maps, about Loudoun County 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: 9/8/2014 9:30:15 AM