If you have questions or concerns about your travel to Sewanee, don’t hesitate to contact us at summa@sewanee.edu.

Sewanee on Google Maps.


The two closest airports to Sewanee are the Nashville International Airport (BNA), about 90 miles away, and the Chattanooga Airport (CHA), about 60 miles away. We recommend flying in and out of Nashville. Sewanee is located about 5 miles from I-24, which runs between Nashville and Chattanooga. Franklin County/Sewanee Airport (UOS), Winchester Municipal Airport (BGF), and Tullahoma Regional Airport (THA) are private options.

Remember: Sewanee is in the Central Time Zone.

Shuttle Service

Groome Transportation provides quick, convenient shuttle service from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Chattanooga Airport (CHA) to Monteagle, TN (6 miles from Sewanee). Groome drops passengers off in Monteagle at the Smoke House Lodge,

InShuttle Nashville provides chartered shuttles to Sewanee from Nashville International Airport (BNA).



SUMMA campers stay on campus in a dormitory, but there are many options for accommodations in and around Sewanee for visiting family, friends, and guests. We recommend the following:

More accommodations—including rental houses—may be found here.