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.

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 1590 Lexingron Road.

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. If the Performing Arts Center parking deck is full, please use the East Campus Parking Deck, just a short walk from the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. After 4:00 p.m. Friday and all weekend, free parking is available in any surface lot.

When using the parking decks, you will pre-pay your parking at the kiosk or by ParkMobile app using your license plate.

Please see the Google Map links and walking map guide for directions to and from both locations.

Do not park in any surface lot on Friday before 4pm or you will get a ticket.

Additional parking information and regulations can be found at UGA Transportation & 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.

Quality Inn & Suites Athens University Area
2715 Atlanta Hwy.
6 miles from campus
Reserve by February 12
(706) 549-1530
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Athens
2465 W. Broad St.
4.5 miles from campus
Reserve by February 15
(800) 363-2297
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Athens
1050 Ultimate Dr.
6 miles from campus
$105.99 Queen, $95.99 King
Reserve by February 15
(800) 363-2297
Country Inn & Suites By Radisson, Athens
236 Old Epps Bridge Rd.
4 miles from campus
(706) 612-9100