Travel Information

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).

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:
Oak Ridge area 
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


A block rooms is being held at the ORNL Guest House at the rate of $81/night + taxes for participants of the 2017 MMRRSA School.  Accepted applicants will be given instructions on how to reserve one of these rooms.    

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