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Directions to the Olin Business School

The following maps show directions on how to get to the Olin Business School and the Knight Center. The maps are ordered from the largest area to the smallest. For example, the first map shows a large radius around Washington University and surrounding highways, while the last map shows only the section of the Washington University campus that includes the Olin Business School and the Knight Center. You can also view a printable page of all of the university maps.

Construction on Interstate 64/US 40 may cause delays or detours. Visit Highway 40 Special Report at http://www.stltoday.com/40 for traffic updates, or see a map of alternate routes.

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Directions from the Airport

Lambert-St. Louis International is the local airport. Please visit http://www.lambert-stlouis.com/ for additional information. For information about St. Louis visit http://www.explorestlouis.com, a site maintained by the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission. (links should open in new window.)

By taxi: Cab fare is appoximately $30 each way. For reservations, call County Cab at 314-991-5300.

By car: Drive time from the airport to the Washington University campus is about 30 minutes. For driving directions, see below.

By Metrolink:, see below.

 

Directions via Metrolink

Via Metrolink: For $3, you can take the light-rail system to the University City/Big Bend Station. After exiting the train, take the elevator or stairs to street level. Washington University's Danforth campus is on the southeast corner (Big Bend and Forest Park Parkway).

  • To reach the Knight Center, walk east on Forest Park Parkway and turn right on Throop Drive. The Knight Center is straight ahead.

  • To reach Simon Hall, walk east on Forest Park Parkway and turn right on Throop Drive. The Knight Center is straight ahead. Walk past the Knight Center on the right up the stairs and follow the sidewalk across the parking area. Simon Hall is directly ahead on the left, adjacent to the football field. Walk past the building and turn left to enter the building through the front doors.

 

Driving Directions to Simon Hall - Olin Business School

Construction on Interstate 64/US 40 may cause delays or detours. Visit Highway 40 Special Report at http://www.stltoday.com/40 for traffic updates, or see a map of alternate routes.

 

From I-70 (or Lambert International Airport)

  • Go south on I-170 to the Forest Park Parkway exit.
  • Go east on Forest Park Parkway through Clayton, to Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Turn right (south) onto Big Bend Boulevard and continue for approximately .5 miles.
  • Turn left (east) onto Forsyth. The Washington University campus will be on your left.
  • Turn left at the first campus driveway (Olympian Way) which is just past Francis field.
  • Simon Hall is the first building on the right (faces parking lot).

From I-64 (Hwy 40), heading west (from downtown St. Louis)

  • Take the Skinker/Clayton Road exit and turn right (north) onto Skinker Boulevard (the cross street at the end of the exit ramp).
  • Travel north on Skinker Boulevard for approximately .8 of a mile.
  • Turn left (west) on Forsyth.
  • Continue west on Forsyth for approximately .5 of a mile.
  • Turn right at the campus driveway, Olympian Way.
  • Simon Hall is the first building on the right (faces parking lot).

From I-64 (Hwy 40), heading east (from west county)

Due to highway construction, this route is currently unavailable. See Ladue and Clayton Road options below.

From Ladue Road, heading east (from west county)

  • Travel east on Ladue Road to the entrance to I-170 south at Ladue Road. Turn right.
  • Take I-170 south to the entrance to Forest Park Parkway east.
  • Go east on Forest Park Parkway through Clayton, past Big Bend Boulevard to Throop Drive (1st stoplight after Big Bend). Turn right (south) onto Throop Drive.

From Clayton Road, heading east (from west county)

  • Travel east on Clayton Road.
  • Continue on Clayton Road to Big Bend Boulevard. Turn left (north) onto Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Stay on Big Bend Boulevard to Forest Park Parkway (Millbrook Boulevard). Turn right (east) on Forest Park Parkway.
  • Continue on Forest Park Parkway to Throop Drive (1ststoplight). Turn right (south) onto Throop Drive.
  • The Charles F. Knight Center is located across from the parking garage on the south side of Throop Drive.
  • Please park in the parking garage and proceed into the main entrance of the Charles F. Knight Center.