Jun 4 – 5, 2019
US/Eastern timezone

Travel Information

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory is located in Roane County, Tennessee, about 7 miles from the center of the city of Oak Ridge and 25 miles from the McGhee Tyson Airport near Knoxville. Other major airports that service the Knoxville area are Nashville International Airport (160 miles) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (210 miles).

Caution: Please use Spallation Drive when entering and leaving the SNS campus from ORNL.  It is the only non-restricted road access for SNS and the Guest House. Do not use Bear Creek Road or any other gravel road even if your GPS recommends it. 

These driving directions will help you find your way to ORNL from McGhee Tyson Airport, downtown Knoxville, Chattanooga, or Nashville.

You can also view these maps:
ORNL complex
HFIR and SNS sites

Ground Transportation

Options from McGhee Tyson Airport include:
Chariots of Hire 865-522-8108 or 800-287-5934
Discount Taxi  865-755-5143, 865-705-1341 — accepts credit cards 
Rental Car Agencies

Someone in your party will need to have a car if your stay off Campus. ORNL is in a remote setting and the SNS and Guest House are several miles from the security gate entry point for ORNL. Uber and Lyft drivers are not allowed to enter the lab. 


ORNL Guest House

ORNL Guest House
Oak Ridge National Laboratory 
8640 Nano Center Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: (865) 576-8101
Fax: (865) 576-8102
Operated by Paragon Hotel Company

No rooms available at the ORNL Guest House.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Oak Ridge - 215 S Illinois Avenue,  Oak Ridge, TN 37830. 

Guests must call the DoubleTree directly at 865-481-2468 and refer to the group code: NEU for reservations.

Attendees are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements. 


Oak Ridge Area
Knoxville Area