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Getting Here

Mercersburg is just a 90-minute drive from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Maryland. It’s also within easy reach of several other airports.

Travel by Air 
Travel by Car 

Travel by Air
Several airports are convenient to Mercersburg:
  • Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) in Maryland is a 25-minute drive from campus. Hagerstown is served by Cape Air. Hagerstown offers Avis and Budget rental-car agencies.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is a 90-minute drive from campus. It has extensive service by all major domestic carriers as well as Southwest Airlines.
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, D.C., is 90 minutes from Mercersburg and is served by all major domestic carriers and many international carriers. Students arriving from abroad usually find Dulles the most convenient airport.
Mercersburg can provide transportation for current students between the campus and any of the listed airports. To arrange transportation, contact Carol Ecton in the transportation office.

Travel by Car 
From Hagerstown and points south
Take I-81 North to PA Exit 5 (Greencastle, Pa.)
Turn left onto Route 16 West (12 miles to Mercersburg, Pa.)
The Mercersburg Academy entrance sign is on the right.

From Dulles International Airport
Take Airport Exit Dulles Greenway/VA Route 267 West to Leesburg to Route 15 North
Take Route 15 North to I-70 West (at Frederick, Md.)
Take I-70 West to I-81 North Exit 26 (near Hagerstown, Md.)
Follow I-81 North to PA Exit 5 (Greencastle, Pa.)
Turn left onto Route 16 West (12 miles to Mercersburg, Pa.)
The Mercersburg Academy entrance sign is on the right.

From Baltimore Washington International (BWI) Airport
Take I-195 North to I-95 North to I-695 West (toward Towson, Md.)
Take I-695 West to I-70 West (towards Frederick, Md.)
Take I-70 West to I-81 North Exit 26 (near Hagerstown, Md.)
Take I-81 North to PA Exit 5 (Greencastle, Pa.)
Turn left onto Route 16 West (12 miles to Mercersburg, Pa.)
The Mercersburg Academy entrance sign is on the right.

From Pittsburgh, Ohio, and points west
Take I-76 East (PA Turnpike) to Exit 12 (Breezewood)
Take Route 30 East to Route 522 South (McConnellsburg)
Take Route 16 East to Mercersburg, Pa.
After two traffic lights, take the first left onto East Seminary Street and proceed two blocks to campus.

From Harrisburg and points north and east (NYC/Philadelphia)
Take I-81 South to Exit 5. (From NYC, take I-78 west to I-81; from Philadelphia, take I-76 west to I-81)
Turn right onto Route 16 West (12 miles to Mercersburg, Pa.)
The Mercersburg Academy entrance sign is on the right.
Founded in 1893 in the heart of Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic, Mercersburg is a private, coed, college preparatory boarding school with approximately 440 students (15 percent are day), grades 9-12 and postgraduate.
We offer 170 courses, including AP and Honors, more than $6 million in financial aid, 26 varsity sports, and a state-of-the-art performing and visual arts center.
Located 90 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and within easy driving distance to New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
300 East Seminary Street, Mercersburg PA 17236
717-328-6173