Transportation

Airport Travel

Approximately 11 miles from the city centers of both Durham and Raleigh, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is conveniently located off exits 284 and 285 of I-40. Parking is available at the airport along with several Park and Ride lots to help avoid parking congestion close to the terminals. For parking rates and other airport parking, visit the ParkDRU website.

Airport Shuttles

Lyft Lyft at RDU Airport
Uber Uber at RDU Airport
RDU Airport Taxi (919) 840-7277
Airport & Intown Taxi (919) 942-4492
Airport Transport & Taxi Company (919) 667-0800
Brad’s Airport Transportation (800) 467-3302
Dave’s Airport Transportation Service (919) 632-5509

 


Amtrak

The Carolinian route travels daily between Charlotte and New York City with stops in Durham, Raleigh, Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, among other stops.

Visit Amtrak for more information.

400 W. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC
320 West Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, NC


Bus Service

Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA): This is Durham’s local bus service. Its routes span most of the geographic region within the city limits. Along with the Triangle Transit Authority, DATA offers users access to Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Research Triangle Park, Cary, and the Raleigh area. For pricing and routes, call 683-3282.

Greyhound Trailways Bus Line: Their bus station is located at 820 W. Morgan St. near Gregson Avenue and just three blocks from East Campus. Very good service to Raleigh is available. Service to other large cities is reasonable. For ticket information, call 687-4800.

Megabus: Located at Durham Station in downtown Durham, this bus line offers cheap fares to Washington D.C. Fares start at $1.50 each way, and buses include free wi-fi internet. Book early to secure the lowest fares.


The Ride Board

The ride board can be found in the lower level of the Bryan Center. It is useful if you need a ride or riders for a journey. Other bulletin boards around campus also often post ride notices; don’t miss the one in Perkins Library.