Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Bus transportation will be provided from the Comfort Inn Hotel in Oak Ridge to the User Meeting according to the following schedule.
Buses depart from Comfort Inn 12:15 pm; return to hotel at end of day’s activities
Wednesday – Thursday:
Buses depart from Comfort Inn 7:45 am; return to hotel at end of day’s activities
Buses depart from Comfort Inn 7:30 am; return to hotel at end of day’s activities
Driving Directions to Meeting Location: Attendees may drive their own vehicles to ORNL, but must allow an extra 30 minutes for processing at the security portal. For those driving, take Bethel Valley Road westbound to the security portal, stop and show identification for each member in the vehicle (mention you are attending the CNMS User Meeting). Upon approval, continue westbound on Bethel Valley Road for about 3 miles to the first traffic signal. Turn right at the signal and the large stone “Spallation Neutron Source” sign. Proceed up the road 1.8 miles to a large flat parking area at the top of the hill, park in front of the building that has three flag poles in front of it (Building 8600). To the right of the flag poles is the main entrance.
Airport, Car Rental, and Taxi Services: The (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) website provides links to airports and car rentals as well as area maps. Oak Ridge, TN is served by the airport in Knoxville (abbreviation TYS), about 30 minutes away. Information about the airlines and related ground transportation (limousines, taxis to hotels) is available at their website. The following service has drivers that can enter ORNL: Oak Ridge Yellow Cab at 865.483.4343 and Executive Van and Limo at 865.671.2509 [toll free at 1.800.432.7923]. If you want to be picked up at ORNL, you will need to call for advance reservations.
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