Driving Directions to Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth, Virginia is easily accessible and even easier to find. Use the driving directions below to head out on your Portsmouth vacation.

From Philadelphia, PA
353.63 miles
5-6 hours

  1. Get on 1-95 S using the exit on the left for Chester/Phila INT’l Airport.
  2. Merge onto 1-495 S using exit 11 toward Port of Wilmington/Baltimore.
  3. I-495 S turns into I-95 S.
  4. Merge onto SR-896 S using EXIT 1A headed toward US-301/Middletown.
  5. Continue going straight to go onto Summit Bridge Rd/US-301/SR-71.
  6. Continue to follow US-301 S
  7. Follow US-50 W toward Washington.
  8. Get onto I-95 S/I-495 S/Capital Beltway/I-495 INNERLOOP using EXIT 7A headed toward Richmond.
  9. Stay left to take I-95 S/I-495 S/Capital Beltway/I-495 INNERLOOP.
  10. Stay right at the fork to get on Capital Beltway/I-495 INNERLOOP.
  11. Get onto I-95 S using the exit on the left toward Richmond.
  12. Merge onto I-295 S using EXIT 84A on the left headed toward Rocky Mount NC/Richmond Int’l Airport.
  13. Merge onto I-64 E using EXIT 28A headed toward Norfolk/VA Beach.
  14. Merge onto VA-168 S using EXIT 277A.
  15. VA-168 S turns into Tidewater Dr/VA-337 W.
  16. Merge onto I-264 W headed toward Portsmouth.
  17. Use EXIT 7 headed toward Downtown Portsmouth/Harbor Center Pavilion.
  18. Stay driving straight to get onto Bart St.
  19. Enter the next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Crawford St.

You Have Arrived in Portsmouth!

From Durham, NC
191 miles
3-3 1/2 hours

  1. Get onto US-70-BYP W using the ramp on the left.
  2. Merge onto I-85 N using EXIT 285 headed toward Henderson/Petersburg
  3. Use the VA-40/McKenney exit, EXIT 42
  4. Make a right turn onto VA-40 E.
  5. Make a right onto S County Dr/US-460. Continue to follow US-460 E.
  6. Merge onto US-13 N/US-58 E/US-460 E headed toward VA-10 W/Newport News/Norfolk/VA Beach.
  7. Merge onto I-664 S/Hampton Roads Belt headed toward I-264 E/Portsmouth/I-64/Norfolk/US-13 N/VA Beach.
  8. Merge onto I-264 E using EXIT 15A on the left hand side toward Norfolk/Portsmouth.
  9. Use the VA-141 N/Effingham St exit, EXIT 7B, toward Crawford St.
  10. Stay left to take the ramp headed toward Crawford St/Downtown Portsmouth.
  11. Go straight to get onto Pavilion Dr.
  12. Make the 2nd right onto Bart St.
  13. Take the next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Crawford St.

You have Arrived in Portsmouth, VA!

Charleston, WV
416.41 miles
6-7 hours

  1. Start out by getting onto I-77 N/I-64 W.
  2.  Use the Leon Sullivan Way exit, EXIT 100, toward Capitol St.
  3.  Stay left to take the Leon Sullivan Way ramp.
  4.  Make a slight right onto Leon Sullivan Way.
  5.  Make the 1st left onto Washington St E/US-60.
  6. Make the 2nd left onto Brooks St.
  7.  Take the ramp toward I-64/I-77/I-79.
  8.  Merge onto I-64 E headed toward Beckley
  9.  Merge onto I-64 E using EXIT 221 toward Richmond.
  10.  Merge onto I-295 S using EXIT 177 headed toward Airport/Washington/Norfolk.
  11.  Merge onto I-64 E using EXIT 28A toward Norfolk/VA Beach.
  12.  Merge onto VA-168 S using EXIT 277A.
  13.  VA-168 S turns into Tidewater Dr/VA-337 W.
  14.  Merge onto I-264 W headed toward Portsmouth.
  15.  Use EXIT 7 headed toward Downtown Portsmouth/Harbor Center Pavilion.
  16.  Continue going straight to get onto Bart St.
  17.  Enter next roundabout and take the 1st exit onto Crawford St.

You Have Arrived in Portsmouth!

January 24, 2019, 10:16 am