Travel & Lodging


The University of Georgia is in Athens, Georgia, located about 60 miles east of Atlanta.

Registration is in the second-floor lobby of the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Travel by Air, Rail or Bus

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is seventy miles away. Shuttle van transportation from the Atlanta Airport is available from Groome Transportation.

The Greenville-Spartenburg, SC International Airport (GSP) is a two-hour drive from Athens.

The closest Amtrak train station is about 35 miles from Athens in Gainesville, Georgia, along the Crescent route.

There is a Greyhound bus station in Athens at 4020 Atanta Highway.

Travel by Car

From Atlanta, drive to Athens on GA 316 east or US 78 east. From the northeast, take Interstate 85 to US 441 south. From the southeast, take Interstate 20 to US 441 north.

  1. When you arrive in Athens, get on GA 10-Loop southbound to the College Station Road exit.
  2. Take the exit and turn left onto College Station Road.
  3. After less than half a mile, turn right onto River Road (at a traffic light).
  4. Continue downhill until the road forks; bear right. You will see a large brick building on your left. This is the Music Building.

You may use the following form to look up driving directions from your address (courtesy of Google Maps).


On Friday before 4:00 p.m., paid parking is available in the Performing Arts Center parking deck. After 4:00 p.m. Friday and all weekend, free parking is available in any surface lot.

Additional parking information and regulations can be found at UGA Parking Services.


The following hotels are holding blocks of rooms for the workshop. Note that there is a wide range of locations and hotels. Please use reputable review sites to choose the one most appropriate for your group. The prices listed below are per-night rates before taxes. Reference the group Southeast Horn Workshop when booking for these rates.

Best Western Athens
170 N. Milledge Ave.
2 queen beds: $129.99
2 double beds: $99.99
Reserve by January 24
(706) 546-7311
Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown
390 E. Washington St.
2 queen beds: $197.10
Reserve by January 18
(706) 353-6800
Wingate Wyndham
255 North Ave.
2 queen beds: $109.99 (for up to 3 adults, $5 for each extra adult)
Reserve by January 12
(706) 995-4000
Quality Inn and Suites
2715 Atlanta Hwy.
2 queen beds: $89.99
Reserve by January 5
(706) 549-1530
Georgia Center for Continuing Education (on campus)
1197 S. Lumpkin St.
$99 or $139 depending on room size
Reserve by January 8
(706) 542-1648
Microtel Inn & Suites
1050 Ultimate Dr.
$59.99 Feb. 8, $75.99 Feb. 9 & 10 (for up to 2 adults, $5 for each extra adult)
Reserve by January 22
(877) 361-2512
Howard Johnson Inn
2465 W. Broad St.
2 queen beds: $64.00
Reserve by January 8
(877) 361-2512

See the following map for other regional lodging:

View Larger Map