Raleigh Durham Airport Guide to Raleigh Durham International Airport RDU

RDU Taxi

Get within 25 minutes to downtown Raleigh by taxi from the Airport since it is located 4.5 miles from it.

All taxis are metered but if you travel outside the three-county area, rates can be negotiated with the driver.



Taxis ranks are located outside each terminal:

- Terminal 1: Baggage Claim 3

- Terminal 2: Baggage Claim 1



At Raleigh-Durham Airport there is just one taxi company authorized to operate: RDU Taxi, Inc.

RDU Taxi, Inc.: (919) 840-7277.

Service hours 24/7.

Accessible vehicles are available upon request.



See the established fares below:

- There is an initial fee of $3.50 to leave the airport.

- First mile - $5.45

- For each additional ½ mile or part thereof - $0.65

- For luggage (each one, 3 luggage pieces for passenger) - $0.50

- Each additional mile - $1.95

To go to:

- Raleigh - $33.00 (approx.)

- Durham - $33.25 (approx.)

- Cary - $21.05 (approx.)

- Chapel Hill - $37.50 (approx.)

Taxi Drivers should advise you to choose between use the toll route or the non-toll route to leave the airport.


Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber, Wingz or Lyft may be useful to book a taxi.



If you wish to transfer from and to Raleigh-Durham Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!