Follow I-95 South to Richmond, VA. Take I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach to Chesapeake, VA. Take Exit 291-B to US-168 South (Chesapeake Expressway toll road). Follow the toll road into North Carolina, where US-168 turns into US-158 East. Follow this road to the Outer Banks.
Take 664 South from I-64 East. Take I-64 East to Hampton, VA, pick up I-664 South and go through the Monitor Merrimac Tunnel. Take Exit 15B to get back on I-64 East. Take Exit 291B to US-168 South (Chesapeake Expressway toll road). Follow the toll road into North Carolina, where US-168 turns into US-158 East. Follow this road to the Outer Banks.
From the Eastern Shore:
Take US-13 from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel to I-64 East. Follow I-64 to Chesapeake, VA and take Exit 291-B to US-168 South (Chesapeake Expressway toll road). Follow the toll road into North Carolina, where US-168 turns into US-158 East. Follow this road to the Outer Banks.
Take I-95 South into North Carolina. Take US-64 East toward Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 East through Williamston and Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east on US-64 to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks.
From Western NC:
Take I-40 East onto the Raleigh-Chapel Hill Expressway (exit 289). Take I-440 North to exit 13B towards US-64 East. Keep going east on US-64 to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks.
Coming from South Carolina, take I-95 to Rocky Mount, NC. Take US-64 East to Manteo and the Outer Banks.
From the North:
Upon crossing the Wright Brothers Memorial Bridge, you will pass the Marketplace/Food Lion Shopping Center on your left and a Wal-Mart & Home Depot on your right. At the fifth traffic light, take a left onto NC-12 North.
From the South:
Upon crossing the Virginia Dare Bridge, you will pass the Outer Banks Visitor’s Bureau on your right. Follow I-64 East to Nags Head. You will cross the Washington Baum Bridge. Follow US-158 North for approximately 15 miles and turn right onto NC-12 heading north to Duck and Corolla.
The Duck Office is approximately 5 miles north on the right of NC-12. The address is 1181 Duck Road - Duck, NC 27949.
The Corolla Office is approximately 21 miles north on the left of NC-12. The physical address is 1142 Ocean Trail - Corolla, NC 27927. The mailing address is PO Box 369 - Corolla, NC 27927.
Click here for our airport page to see a map with directions and more information on closest airports to the Outer Banks.
Norfolk International Airport is the closest major airport and is located in Norfolk, VA - about 2.5 hours from the northern Outer Banks. Visit their website for flight information & driving directions: www.norfolkairport.com.
Dare County Airport is located in Manteo, NC. Approximately an hour from Duck, this airport offers charter service. For information & reservations, call (252) 473-2600 or visit www.fly2mqi.com.
Twiddy & Company recommends Outer Banks Air Charters as your connection to all airports on the east coast. For details contact (252) 256-2322 or visit their website.
The Connection - (252) 449-2777 or visit www.calltheconnection.com
Coastal Cab Company - (252) 449-8787 or visit www.coastalcab.com
Island Limousine - (252) 441-LIMO or (800) 828-LIMO (5466) or visit www.islandlimo.com
If you plan to visit the Cape Hatteras National Seashore or Ocracoke Island during your stay, please note that the Bonner Bridge is currently closed to all traffic. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau has written a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to help visitors understand what's happening and what it means for their travel planning.