Frequently Asked Questions
Q. My family is planning a vacation to Colonial Williamsburg. How far away is Colonial National Historical Park and is there public transportation available to the park?
A. Colonial Williamsburg is located 10 miles east of Historic Jamestowne and 13 miles west of Yorktown Battlefield. The three historic sites are connected by the Colonial Parkway.
The Historic Triangle Shuttle provides service to Jamestown and Yorktown from the Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center. The service is available every 30 minutes between 9:00 a.m and 3:30 p.m. from April 1 to October 31.
Did You Know?
During the Civil War, 632 Union dead were buried in the heart of the 1781 battlefield. In 1866 this cemetery became a national cemetery. Within a 50 mile radius, the remains of over 1500 Union soldiers were disinterred from their war burials and honorably placed in the Yorktown National Cemetery.