Driving Directions to Outer Banks, NC
Arriving from the North
Take 95 S to I-64 in Richmond, Follow I-64 to Hampton, VA. Go south on I-664 through the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel. Then take I-64 towards Norfolk/Virginia Beach and take the exit at Great Bridge, VA (Exit 290-B). Go south on VA-168 to the NC border. Once in North Carolina, 168 turns into US-158 East. Stay on this road. Follow US-158 to the Outer Banks.
Arriving from the West
Take I-95 into North Carolina. Take US-64 East towards Rocky Mount. Follow US-64 East through Williamston and Plymouth, NC. From Plymouth, NC keep going east onto Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks.
Arriving from the South
Coming from South Carolina take I-95 to Wilson NC. Take US-264 East through Greenville and Washington, NC. From Washington, take State Route 30 to Plymouth, NC and follow the directions above via US-64 East to Roanoke Island and the Outer Banks.
Arriving from Norfolk International Airport (ORF)
From Norfolk Airport (ORF) take 64 East for approximately 8 miles to 291B Exit, the Nags Head exit, which will put you onto Route 168 South. Go south on VA-168 to the NC border. Once in North Carolina, 168 turns into US-158 East. Stay on this road. Follow US-158 to the Outer Banks.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation provides ferry service for:
· Currituck - Knotts Island
· Currituck - Corolla
· Hatteras - Ocracoke
· Ocracoke - Swan Quarter
· Cedar Island - Ocracoke
Call: 1-800-BY-FERRY for the latest information and to book a reservation or visit www.ncferry.org
You'll notice that streets and businesses are marked by "Milepost" (MP) signs. The Mileposts start at Wright Bridge in Kitty Hawk and continue south to MP 20 near Oregon Inlet. No Milepost markers are posted north of Kitty Hawk or South of Nags Head.