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Travel Information

You are encouraged to make your travel plans for Orientation as soon as possible.

Preferred Hotels
Make your travel plans and hotel arrangements for Orientation as soon as possible. Move In day is Thursday August 22nd and Orientation begins Friday August 23rd.  Parents will be free to depart the afternoon of August 23rd.  Families should begin making their hotel reservations now; consider the approximate number of days you wish to stay, but ask the hotel how soon before August you can alter your departure date (within their cancellation/refund time-frame).  Wake Forest offers a list of suggested hotels. Please identify yourself as a Wake Forest guest when making reservations.  NOTE: Wake Forest will be hosting the Winston-Salem Open on August 18-24.  Families should be aware that hotel space may be at a premium, and are advised to secure their hotel rooms as soon as possible.

Maps and Directions
Maps and directions to Wake Forest are available at wfu.edu/visitors/maps.

Airport Transportation
If you plan to fly into the Piedmont Triad area, you are most likely to find the best airline service into Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) near Greensboro. Ground transportation from the airport is available through several national car rental agencies or through one of the services listed below. Rates are subject to change.

  • Willard’s Cab Company
    336-725-2227
    $55 one way for up to four people (ask for WFU rate)
  • Piedmont Executive Transportation
    336-661-1100
    $55 one way for up to three people (ask for WFU rate)
  • Triad Transportation, Inc.
    877-796-5466
    $67 one way for up to two people, $3 for each additional person
  • ABC Door 2 Door Transportation
    336-721-9921 (please call for rates)