Hotel and Travel Information

We have booked a block of rooms at the Comfort Inn University Center. Please contact the hotel directly at:
11180 Fairfax Blvd, FairfaxVA22030USA
Phone: (703) 591-5900 Fax: (703) 591-3507
and reserve a room using the following code, which is good until 9/22/16:
2598414 or Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies


Other hotels in the area may offer competitive rates. Please see
for a list of nearby hotels.


Travel Information
George Mason University (Fairfax campus) is located in Fairfax, Virginia, USA, which is a suburb of Washington, DC. The area is served by two airports: Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Reagan National Airport (DCA), each about 30 minutes drive from Fairfax. Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is also an option, although it is about 45 minutes longer drive from Fairfax. National train service by Amtrak has a major hub at Union Station in downtown Washington, DC where there is also a Metro station. The GMU Fairfax campus can be reached via Metro train (Orange line to Vienna, VA) and CUE bus. Driving directions can be found here: More information including campus maps and more extensive driving directions are here:
and even more transportation options are described here: