Raleigh Durham Transportation

Bus and Rail

Triangle Transit - Route 100 connects Raleigh-Durham airport with some bus routes that runs through the region and beyond.

Location: outside T1 and on the Lower Level of T2 (baggage claim).

Bus and rail stations are located in Cary, Raleigh and Durham.


Train company that operates at RDU airport: Amtrak.

Bus company that operates at RDU airport: Go Triangle.

Intercity bus company that operates at RDU airport: Greyhound.


Shared Ride

At Raleigh-Durham airport there are shared ride companyies that are accepted to operate.

These are: Uber, Lyft and Wingz.

Location: Outside the bagagge claim are of T1 and T2.


Shuttles between terminals

Terminal 1 and 2 are not connected to each other and there are shuttle buses that links them:

- From T1 to T2: Bus 3

- From T2 to T1: Bus 4


Hotel Shuttles

Various hotels that are located in the airport’s surroundings offer shuttle service between RDU airport and the hotel.

To pick up a hotel shuttle bus, passengers may go to the red zone located outside of each terminal.

Please, before arrive at the airport, we recommend you to ask to your hotel if do you have the shuttle service.



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


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


Taxis outside each terminal:

- Terminal 1: Baggage Claim 3

- Terminal 2: Baggage Claim 1


Phone to make a reservation: (919) 840.7277.



- 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 - $30.80 (approx.)

- Durham - $30.80 (approx.)

- Cary - $21.05 (approx.)

- Chapel Hill - $38.60 (approx.)


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


Car Rental

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