Directions & Parking

Getting Here by Air

The most convenient airport for traveling to Auburn is Hartsfield Jackson International Airport in Atlanta GA, a 90-minute drive to Auburn. Groome Transportation is the main shuttle service. Other airports to consider are located in Birmingham and Montgomery.

Getting Here by Car

Auburn University is located off of I-85 and US-280, depending upon your direction of travel. Use this street address for GPS, Google Maps, or other navigation tools:

350 W. Samford Avenue, Auburn, AL 36849

See specific driving directions below.

From South (I-85 from Montgomery)

Take I-85 north.
Exit on College Street, EXIT 51.
Turn LEFT at the light onto College Street.
Stay on College St. for about 3.2 miles.
Turn LEFT onto Samford Avenue.
Continue forward through the 4-way stop at Mell Street.
Telfair Peet Theatre will be on your right, at the corner of Samford Avenue and Duncan Drive.

From Northeast (I-85 from Atlanta)

Take I-85 south.
Exit on Bent Creek Road, EXIT 57.
Turn RIGHT at the end of the ramp.
Continue forward through the first traffic light.
At the second traffic light, take a LEFT on Glenn Avenue.
Continue forward on Glenn Avenue for about 4 miles.
Turn LEFT onto College Street.
Stay on College Street for about .7 miles.
Turn RIGHT onto Samford Avenue.
Continue forward through the 4-way stop at Mell Street.
Telfair Peet Theatre will be on your right, at the corner of Samford Avenue and Duncan Drive.

From Northwest (US 280 from Birmingham)

Take US 280 east.
Turn RIGHT onto AL 147 (North College Street).
Continue forward on College Street for about 5.5 miles.
Turn RIGHT onto Samford Avenue.
Continue forward through the 4-way stop at Mell Street.
Telfair Peet Theatre will be on your right, at the corner of Samford Avenue and Duncan Drive.

From East (US 280 from Columbus)

Take US 280 west to Opelika.
Turn LEFT onto I-85 south.
Exit on Bent Creek Road, EXIT 57.
Turn RIGHT at the end of the ramp.
Continue forward through the first traffic light.
At the second traffic light, take a LEFT on Glenn Avenue.
Continue forward on Glenn Avenue for about 4 miles.
Turn LEFT onto College Street.
Stay on College Street for about .7 miles.
Turn RIGHT onto Samford Avenue.
Continue forward through the 4-way stop at Mell Street.
Telfair Peet Theatre will be on your right, at the corner of Samford Avenue and Duncan Drive.

 

Parking

There is no long-term visitor parking in the immediate area of the Telfair Peet Theatre building. Parking rules are enforced from 7:00am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. It is not advised to park in a restricted lot during these hours. On weekdays before 5:30pm, guests may park at the top of the stadium parking deck, located at the end of Duncan Drive (a very short walk to the theatre building).

If you have scheduled a campus tour with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions on Monday through Friday, we advise guests to park in the guest parking located on the top level of the Stadium Parking Deck only. Visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions for more information about parking on campus and any other necessary accommodations.

Parking rules are not enforced on the weekends, during which you may park in the Telfair Peet Theatre lot at the corner of Samford Avenue and Duncan Drive, the entire stadium deck, or any other lot not specified as a R-zone. All R-zones are enforced 24/7, 7 days a week. Open weekend parking is not available gameday Saturdays during home football games).

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Last Updated: October 31, 2019