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Available public transportation (click on links for additional information):

Gray Line Airport Express
(615) 275-1180

The Gray Line Airport Express services the downtown and west end hotels of Nashville from the Nashville International Airport. Service begins at 5:00 AM and runs until 11:00 PM. They depart every 15-20 minutes from the airport and every 30 minutes for most hotels.

In Shuttle
(615) 255-3519

InShuttle offers service to Vanderbilt campus locations, including the McTyeire International House dormitory. Services are available from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

Metropolitan Transit Authority
(615) 862-5950

The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has a bus route that serves the airport. Route 18 - Elm Hill Pike/Airport has service to downtown Nashville and departs nine times each weekday and four times daily on Saturday and Sunday. From downtown a second bus, either Route 7 or Route 3, will be required to reach the Vanderbilt campus. The price for each one-way route is $1.60. The schedule for all routes is available at the Airport Welcome Center, located on the baggage claim level, and on the MTA Web site. All MTA buses are handicapped accessible.


Hotel rooms have been reserved at special rates in Extended StayAmerica.

The list below includes recommended hotels near campus (click on links for additional information):

Extended StayAmerica
3311 West End
(615) 383-7490

Hampton Inn Vanderbilt
1919 West End
(615) 329-1144

Hampton Inn and Suites at the University
2330 Elliston Place
(615) 320-6060

Holiday Inn Vanderbilt
2613 West End
(615) 327-4707

Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel
2100 West End Avenue
(615) 320-1700

Comfort Inn
1501 Demonbreun Street
(615) 255-9977