Getting Here

St. Mary’s Sewanee is located in the CENTRAL TIME ZONE.

770 St Marys Ln.
Sewanee, TN 37375


Driving Directions

From Nashville (in the Central Time Zone)

(Approx. 94.5 miles, 1 hr. 41 min.)

  • Take I-24 E (toward Chattanooga).
  • Take exit 134 for U.S. 41A toward Monteagle/Sewanee.
  • Turn left onto U.S. 41A Main St. and proceed 5.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto TN-56 S/Sherwood Rd. and proceed 1.1 mi.
  • Take first right onto St. Mary’s Ln. and proceed .75 mi.

From Knoxville (in the Eastern Time Zone)

(Approx. 164 miles, 2 hr. 44 min.)

  • Take I-40 W toward Nashville.
  • Slight left onto I-75 S (Chattanooga).
  • Slight right onto I-24 W (Chattanooga/Birmingham).
  • Take exit 134 U.S. 41A toward Monteagle/Sewanee.
  • Turn left onto U.S. 41A Main St. and proceed 5.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto TN-56 S/Sherwood Rd. and proceed 1.1 mi.
  • Take first right onto St. Mary’s Ln. and proceed 3/4 of a mi.

From Birmingham (in the Central Time Zone)

(Approx. 177 miles, 2 hr. 57 min.)

  • Take I-24 W toward Nashville.
  • Take exit 134 for U.S. 41A toward Monteagle/Sewanee.
  • Turn left onto U.S. 41A Main St. and proceed 5.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto TN-56 S/Sherwood Rd. and proceed 1.1 mi.
  • Take first right onto St. Mary’s Lane and proceed .75 mi.

From Atlanta (in the Eastern Time Zone)

(Approx. 169 miles, 3 hr. 1 min.)

  • Take Interstate 75 (North)/ Interstate 85 (North).
  • Continue straight onto I-75 N.
  • Take exit 2 to merge onto I-24 W (Chattanooga/Nashville).
  • Slight left to stay on I-24 W.
  • Take exit 134 for U.S. 41A toward Monteagle/Sewanee.
  • Turn left onto U.S. 41A Main St. and proceed 5.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto TN-56 S/Sherwood Rd. and proceed 1.1 mi.
  • Take first right onto St. Mary’s Ln. and proceed 3/4 of a mi.

From Chattanooga (in the Eastern Time Zone)

(Approx. 54.4 miles, 1 hr. 4 min.)

  • Take US-27 S to Interstate 24.
  • I-24 W toward Nashville/Birmingham.
  • Take exit 134 U.S. 41A toward Monteagle/Sewanee.
  • Turn left onto U.S. 41A Main St. and proceed 5.5 mi.
  • Turn left onto TN-56 S/Sherwood Rd. and proceed 1.1 mi.
  • Take first right onto St. Mary’s Ln. and proceed .75 mi.

Shuttle Services

Guests traveling to St. Mary’s Sewanee by airplane may use Groome Transportation, a shuttle service that runs to the Mountain from the Nashville, Chattanooga, and Atlanta airports. Groome’s drop-off point nearest the retreat center is at the Best Western Smoke House Lodge in Monteagle.  Reservations may be made online at their website or by calling 800-896-9928.

For retreats sponsored by St. Mary’s Sewanee, we may be able to provide transportation from Monteagle to the retreat center. Please contact the Reservations Coordinator for more information.

Group retreats need to make their own plans for transportation. Please note: this area of Middle Tennessee is not served by Uber, Lyft, or any taxi services.