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General Information

Jacksonville State University (JSU) is located between two large cities in the Southeast: Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama.

People traveling to JSU by plane use the airports in Atlanta or Birmingham. There is no regular airline service between these airports and Jacksonville. After arriving in these airports you must first travel by bus or "limousine" to a location close to the University. Most people traveling alone prefer to fly to Atlanta and travel by bus to the University because the transportation service is generally better from Atlanta than from Birmingham. However, directions are provided from both airports.

Traveling from Atlanta Hartsfield Airport to Anniston, Alabama.

There is a Greyhound ticket counter at the Atlanta International Airport. A bus leaves from the airport four times daily for Anniston, AL. Currently, tickets for the bus to Anniston are $23.40 to $31 and may be purchased online. Once you arrive in Anniston, call us at 256-782-5303 or 256-782-5674; we will pick you up and bring you to JSU. Contact us well in advance, if possible, and let us know when you will arrive. If you arrive after 4:00 PM or on a weekend, please call a taxi to take you to a hotel for the night. We will be able to pick you up the next morning.

Traveling from Birmingham - Shuttlesworth Airport to Anniston, Alabama.

Go to the Airport Express desk in the airport to obtain bus transportation to Anniston, Alabama; tickets are $48 to $75 and may be purchased online. There is only one bus and it departs at 3:00PM. Upon arrival in Anniston, please call a taxi to take you to a hotel. Call us the next morning at 256-782-5674 or 256-782-5303, and we will pick you up.

Taxi Service & Hotels

Anniston Taxi   256-236-0687

Comfort Inn
138 Elm Street
Oxford, AL

Econo Lodge
25 Elm Street
Oxford, AL

Super 8
1600 Highway 21
Oxford, AL

University Inn
1530 Pelham Road South
Jacksonville, AL

Hampton Inn
10401 JD&L Drive
Jacksonville, AL

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