Ride services

Ride services are available to and from Charlottesville, including the airport (CHO), Amtrak (train) and Greyhound (bus).

Shelly Hanson: $50 one way for one person; $30 each per person one way for two or three people. Call/text 310-625-0534.

John Farmer Taxi Service: $75 one way (total cost, up to three passengers). Call 434-960-7106.

Uber and Lyft:

Available through their respective apps.

Make advanced reservations through UZURV app. Download the app and use invite code DRIVEU.

Drive4U (Uber and Lyft drivers). Contact Mario Halkyer at 434-401-7793.

Retreat registration

You may register online for upcoming Serenity Ridge retreats by clicking on your retreat of choice on our homepage and then on Register. Out of respect for the teachings, we ask that you attend the entire retreat (or the entire week in the case of the summer retreat) for which you are registering. Partial attendance is not encouraged, and ‘day rates’ are not available. Preregistration is required for all retreats. If you have physical disabilities or need any other special accommodations, please email our registrater sr.registration@ligmincha.org or call her direct line at 276-698-8366.

By Car

Travel on US 29 South for about 30 minutes. Continue down US 29 past VA Route 6, then turn left at the second exit, Route 617. Travel on Route 617 along the Rockfish River for approximately four miles, then turn right at the third bridge onto Drumheller Lane. Follow Drumheller to the very top of the hill until you get to Serenity Ridge. You will see a red brick entrance gate with a Serenity Ridge nameplate at the entrance.

Estimated Driving Time to Serenity Ridge From Nearby Cities

  • Charlottesville, Va. — 40 minutes
  • Richmond, Va. — 1 hour, 55 minutes
  • Washington, D.C. — 3 hours
  • Durham, N.C. — 3 hours, 15 minutes
  • Baltimore — 3 hours, 40 minutes
  • Philadelphia — 5 hours, 30 minutes
  • New York — 7 hours, 20 minutes
  • Louisville, Ky.  — 8 hours, 15 minutes
  • Atlanta — 8 hours, 30 minutes
  • Boston — 11 hours, 15 minutes
By Public Transportation
There is bus, train, and air service to Charlottesville. In addition, Dulles International Airport is two hours north of Charlottesville near Washington, D.C. Car rental and van service are available at both airports.
Ride services are available to and from Charlottesville, including the airport (CHO), Amtrak (train) and Greyhound (bus).

Shelly Hanson: $50 one way for one person; $30 each per person one way for two or three people. Call/text 310-625-0534.

John Farmer Taxi Service: $75 one way (total cost, up to three passengers). Call 434-960-7106.

Uber and Lyft:

Available through their respective apps.

Make advanced reservations through UZURV app. Download the app and use invite code DRIVEU.

Drive4U (Uber and Lyft drivers). Contact Mario Halkyer at 434-401-7793.

Retreat registration

You may register online for upcoming Serenity Ridge retreats by clicking on your retreat of choice on our homepage and then on Register. Out of respect for the teachings, we ask that you attend the entire retreat (or the entire week in the case of the summer retreat) for which you are registering. Partial attendance is not encouraged, and ‘day rates’ are not available. Preregistration is required for all retreats. If you have physical disabilities or need any other special accommodations, please email our registrater sr.registration@ligmincha.org or call her direct line at 276-698-8366.

By Car

Travel on US 29 South for about 30 minutes. Continue down US 29 past VA Route 6, then turn left at the second exit, Route 617. Travel on Route 617 along the Rockfish River for approximately four miles, then turn right at the third bridge onto Drumheller Lane. Follow Drumheller to the very top of the hill until you get to Serenity Ridge. You will see a red brick entrance gate with a Serenity Ridge nameplate at the entrance.

Estimated Driving Time to Serenity Ridge From Nearby Cities

  • Charlottesville, Va. — 40 minutes
  • Richmond, Va. — 1 hour, 55 minutes
  • Washington, D.C. — 3 hours
  • Durham, N.C. — 3 hours, 15 minutes
  • Baltimore — 3 hours, 40 minutes
  • Philadelphia — 5 hours, 30 minutes
  • New York — 7 hours, 20 minutes
  • Louisville, Ky.  — 8 hours, 15 minutes
  • Atlanta — 8 hours, 30 minutes
  • Boston — 11 hours, 15 minutes
By Public Transportation
There is bus, train, and air service to Charlottesville. In addition, Dulles International Airport is two hours north of Charlottesville near Washington, D.C. Car rental and van service are available at both airports.
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