maps and directions
davidson college is located 19 miles north of charlotte, just off interstate 77 at exit 30. for google maps directions, enter your starting address in the "from" box. the "to" box is the address for the college's main entrance, which is located at 405 north main street in davidson, n.c.
please note that 405 north main street is not a mailing address. to mail an item to the college please use the campus directory to find a departmental address.
charlotte-douglas international airport (clt) is located 25 minutes southwest of davidson in charlotte. the airport is served by seven domestic carriers, three foreign flag carriers and is the second-largest hub for american airlines.
greyhound and trailways bus lines, and an amtrak railway station are 30 minutes away via i-85 and i-77. the charlotte area transit system (cats) 77x north mecklenburg express bus route services davidson to charlotte during the weekdays between the hours of 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. taxi service is available from the airport, train, and bus station.
admission office parking
from exit 30 on i-77, proceed east toward campus on griffith street. cross over the railroad tracks and take an immediate left onto jackson street. follow jackson around the curve to the right and then turn right into the parking lot – posted signs should guide your way. visitor spaces are reserved and indicated in red. the admission office is located at the corner of griffith and main streets.
general visitor parking
for visitors, parking is available in baker sports complex off baker drive. though other public parking may be available on main street or concord road, college-designated visitor parking is more plentiful. from i-77 exit 30, proceed east on griffith street. griffith street will intersect with main street right in front of the davidson campus. take a right onto main street and proceed to the first full stoplight. take a left at the stoplight onto concord road. travel approximately .5 miles until you see baker drive on your left. turn left onto baker drive and the visitor parking lot will be on your right.