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Location and Travel

Area Location Information

WVU Tech is located in Beckley, West Virginia. A city of approximately 17,000 people, Beckley offers a variety of opportunities for WVU Tech students. The region is known for its scenic beauty and Appalachian culture, including world-class outdoor recreation, local arts, great food and more.

Information about the city of Beckley, including the Mayor’s office, public works and recreation opportunities can be found online at

You can also explore our region by visiting our location page.

Transportation to, from and around campus


New River Transit Authority bus schedule

The Red Line has a station in front of Hogan Hall at 8:42, 10:12, 12:12 and 1:42. 

The Gold Line also picks up people not far from campus on the corner of Johnstown Rd and Powerline Drive at 9:46, 11:09, 1:09, and 2:39.  

The price to ride is $2.50 one-way and free to transfer. These lines can take you to the shopping centers around town.


Amtrak runs the Cardinal Line runs through Prince Train Stop and has service on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.  Westbound trains arrive at 6:43 PM and eastbound trains arrive at 10:02 AM. The train station is about a 15 minute drive from campus. 


There is a small airport in Beckley with only one commercial airline flying in and out (Via Air).  They run daily trips to and from Charlotte and flights 3 or 4 days out of the week to other places on the west coast.

The airport in Charleston is Yeager Airport. Though small, it has flights departing and arriving all hours of the day. Shuttles to the WVU Tech campus are frequently offered at the beginning and end of the fall and spring semesters.


Beckley Green Cab

106 1/2 Maplewood Ln.

Beckley, WV 25801

(304) 923-4899, (304) 923-4269 

Ambassador Taxi

188 Oakcrest Drive

Beckley, WV, 25801

(304) 673-1870

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