How to get to Hattiesburg

By Automobile
Hattiesburg, Mississippi is conveniently located at the crossroads of Highway 49 and Interstate 59 and Highway 98 and Interstate 59.
From North / Jackson, MS: Take Highway 49 south for approximately 90 miles.
From the South / Gulfport, MS: Take Highway 49 north for approximately 70 miles.
From the Southwest / New Orleans, LA: Take Interstate 59 northeast for approximately 100 miles.
From the Northeast / Meridian, MS: Take Interstate 59 southwest for approximately 90 miles.

By Air
The Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport is located nine miles north of Hattiesburg. Silver Airways provides commercial service for travelers flying in or out of the airport. For booking, call 1.800.499.7450. To contact the Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional Airport, call 601.545.3111 or visit them online at

Hattiesburg is also an easy drive to major airports in Jackson, MS; Gulfport, MS; New Orleans, LA; and Mobile, AL, all these airports are within 1½ hours of Hattiesburg.

By Train
Amtrak services Hattiesburg, making daily stops at the Hattiesburg Historic Train Depot located at 308 Newman Street in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. For ticket information, call 800-USA-RAIL or visit


Mannonni Performing Arts Center (PAC)

Marsh Hall – Fine Arts Building (FAB)

Practice rooms are located on the second floor of PAC and on the first and third floors of FAB.


Lodging and Dining
Southern Flute Festival has reserved a block of rooms for June 1 and June 2 at the following hotel:

Hilton Garden Inn

133 Plaza Drive
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 261-3770

Group rates will be $115/night before tax. Please reserve with the hotel directly by calling (601) 261-3770 and identifying yourself as a participant of the Southern Flute Festival, or to book online, use the code SFF. The Southern Flute Festival rate is valid through May 20, 2018.

Directions from the Hilton Garden Inn to the Mid-South Flute Festival location.

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Where to stay in Hattiesburg

Where to eat in Hattiesburg

 Southern Flute Festival is proudly sponsored by:                                   

June 1-2, 2018
The University of Southern Mississippi School of Music
Hattiesburg, MS

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