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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 airports.

Travel by Air 
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Travel by Air
Several airports are convenient to Mercersburg:
  • Hagerstown Regional Airport (HGR) in Hagerstown, Md., is a 25-minute drive from campus. Hagerstown is served by Allegiant Air (which flies nonstop to Orlando and Tampa, Fla.) and Southern Airways Express (which offers service to Pittsburgh and Baltimore/BWI). Hagerstown has Avis and Budget rental-car counters on-site.
  • Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) is a 90-minute drive from campus and is served by all major domestic carriers and a handful of international carriers.
  • Dulles International Airport (IAD) near 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 (toward 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 (New York City/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.
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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
GPS Address: 10951 Buchanan Trail West, Mercersburg, PA 17236
717-328-6173