April 1, 2023
James Madison University
US/Eastern timezone

Travel & Lodging Info

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 Harrisonburg, VA

Traveling to the Meeting Site/Hotel

  • By Car: Please follow the directions of Google Maps to:
  • By Long Distance Bus: The Virginia Breeze Bus Lines has two routes that connect DC, and various parts of the Shenandoah Valley with Harrisonburg:

     Click for larger map

    • The Virginia Breeze bus stop in Harrisonburg is at the Godwin Transit Center (Google Map) facing the JMU Bookstore (Google Map), right at the center of the JMU campus.

      Godwin Transit Center.  The Bridgeforth Stadium is visible in the background. The JMU Bookstore is to the right of the crosswalk.

    • Arrival/Departure times are:
      • Valley Flyer Northbound: 10:45AM (daily)
      • Valley Flyer Southbound: 12:50PM (daily)
      • Highlands Rhythm Northbound: 3:40PM (daily)
      • Highlands Rhythm Southbound: 4:00PM (daily) 
    • Getting to the meeting site (King Hall) from the Godwin Transit Center
      (for people who are arriving on Saturday on Valley Flyer for the afternoon sessions of the Meeting) :
      • 12-minute walk
      • Information on how to get to King Hall by bus will be added here later.
    • Getting to Hotel Madison from the Godwin Transit Center
      (for people who are arriving on Friday) :
      • 12-minute walk
      • Information on how to get to the hotel by bus will be added here later.



Hotel Madison seen from the west (left) and the south (right)

  • A block of hotel rooms at a reduced rate of $96.00 + 12.3% tax = $107.81 (for both 1 King and 2 Queen rooms) per night is available for the nights of Friday, March 31, 2023 and Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Valley Conference Center (Google Maps) which is toward the north end of the JMU campus
  • Breakfast is NOT included in this rate (Continental breakfast will be available at the Meeting Site on Saturday morning)
  • There is also an additional charge of $5.00 + 12.3% tax = $5.62/day for parking

How to make a reservation :

  • Call the Hotel Reservation Department at (540) 564-0200 and say that you are with the CSAAPT
  • You can also send an email to the Hotel Reservation Department at reservations@hotelmadison.com.  Again, remember to identify yourself as a CSAAPT group member
  • Alternatively, make a reservation via the hotel website at www.hotelmadison.com and use the group code: CSAAPT

Parking at the Hotel ($5.00 + tax / day) :

  • Enter the Mason Street Parking Deck (Google Map) from the Martin Luther King Jr. Way entrance


    If you are using the bus, get off at the Grace St. at Madison Hall bus stop to access the hotel and planetarium.

    The Mason Street Parking Desk must be approached from the north since a central divider on MLK Jr. Way blocks you from turning left into the Parking Deck when approached from the south
  • A covered walkway will take you from the lowest level (MLK Jr. Way Entrance Level) of the Parking Deck to the Mezzanine Level of the Hotel.  Take the stairs or elevator down to the Lobby Level where the front desk is for check in.


Lodging Support



Getting around the JMU campus

  • Inner Campus Shuttle
    (Bus service by the Harrisonburg Department of Public TransportationFREE!)

    • Weekdays: Runs from 7AM to 7PM, every 5 minutes. Click on the map below for a time table. DOES NOT STOP AT THE GODWIN TRANSIT CENTER.
    • Weeknights & Saturdays: runs from 7PM to 11PM on weeknights, 9AM to 11PM on Saturdays, every 30 minutes. Click on the map below for a time table.
    • Sundays: For information on Bus Service on Sundays, click here.
  • Bus Stops:

    (Left) Carrier Dr. @ Physics/Chemistry bus stop. (Right) Grace St. @ Madison Hall bus stop.

Click on maps for time tables


  • Bird Scooter

    Bird scooters are available throughout Harrisonburg and the JMU Campus for rental.


For maps of the JMU Campus, see:


Things to do in Harrisonburg