Various public and private transportation services are available throughout the area. AMTRAK has stations in Newport News and Williamsburg, Greyhound has commercial bus service to Newport News and Williamsburg, and rental cars and taxi service are sometimes available from all of these locations. For air service there are three airports within one hours drive of Colonial National Historical Park: Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport (20 minutes from Yorktown), Norfolk International Airport (one hour east of the park) and Richmond International Airport (one hour west of the park).
Upon arrival in Yorktown, visitors can ride to the many historic sites throughout the village by means of the Yorktown Trolley. Provided as a free service by York County, the trolley provides transportation throughout the village of Yorktown from the Yorktown Battlefield to the Yorktown Victory Center, as well as several stops in between, including Riverwalk Landing (NOTE: The trolley does not travel to or make any stops along the Yorktown Battlefield tour roads).
The Yorktown Trolley is free of charge. Schedule to be announced.
Did You Know?
During the 1781 siege of Yorktown the French and American allies fired over 15,000 rounds of shot and shell into the British Defense lines surrounding the town of York.