Welcome home. We always love it when alumni and friends come back to campus for a visit! We would love to help you plan your return home. Contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 740.376.4709 or email alumni@marietta.edu.

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Marietta College

Marietta is located in the heart of the Mid-Ohio Valley. Click the image for a Google map.


  • From the North: Take I-77 South To Exit 1
  • From the South: Take I-77 North To Exit 1
  • From the East: Take I-70 West to I-77 South to Exit 1

From Exit 1, keep right off exit onto Rt-7 South . . .

  • Continue through 5 traffic lights.
  • At the 6th light (Kentucky Fried Chicken on right), turn right onto 4th Street.
  • Continue down 4th Street and turn right at blinking light.
  • Visitor parking is provided halfway up the block on the left.

From the West . . .

  • Take U.S. 50 East to Belpre, OH to Rt-7.
  • Follow Rt-7 into Marietta (will become 3rd Street).
  • Turn left at the intersection of 3rd and Putnam Streets.
  • Continue through first traffic light, and take a right at the second.
  • Take a left at the blinking yellow light onto Butler Street.
  • Visitor parking is provided halfway up the block on the left.

Arriving by Air
The Wood County Airport in Parkersburg, WV, is located east of Marietta and is four miles from Campus. Commuter connections can be made from most metropolitan areas. (With notice, arrangements can be made for picking up students.)

  • Larger airports with easy access to the Marietta area include:
  • Port Columbus International Airport (OH)
    2 hour drive
  • Pittsburgh International Airport (PA)
    2 hour and 30 minute drive
  • Akron/Canton Airport (OH)
    1 hour and 45 minute drive
  • Charleston Yeager Field (WV)
    1 hour and 30 minute drive

Bus Services

  • Go Bus
  • CABL
    (740) 373-7671


  • Adams Taxi & Transportation Service
    830 Saint Marys Ave, Marietta OH, 45750
    (740) 373-7433
  • A Cab Co
    311 Lancaster St, Marietta OH, 45750
    (740) 374-8294
  • Yellow Taxi
    300 Broadway Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 422-4000

Lodging and Local Attractions

Brick paved streets, historic homes, cultural experiences, and all the activities provided by life on the waterfront present Marietta as a place you can definitely call home. Please see our Lodging and Local Attractions page for a list of places to stay and things to do.