For more detailed visiting information, see
How to get here
Chapel Hill is a:
2.25 hour drive from Charlotte, NC
2.75 hour drive from Richmond, VA
3.75 hour drive from Columbia, SC
5.5 hour drive from Knoxville, TN
6 hour drive from Atlanta, GA
For Amtrak reservations and
fares, call toll-free 800 872-7245
or visit www.amtrak.com. The
closest interstate station is in
Raleigh, with connections from
intrastate stations in Burlington,
Cary and Durham.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
is about 30 minutes east of Chapel Hill off Interstate
40 and offers flights daily to all major metropolitan
areas. Call 919 840-2123 for 24-hour information or
go to www.rdu.com.
For Greyhound schedule and ticket information,
toll-free 800 231-2222. Bus service connects with
nearby stations in Raleigh, Durham, Burlington and
Greensboro and points beyond.
The Triangle Transit
Authority provides bus service between Chapel Hill,
the Research Triangle Park, Durham, Hillsborough
and Raleigh, as well as shuttle service between the
RTP depot and RDU International Airport.
the TTA at 68 TW Alexander Dr., Research Triangle
Park; 919 549-9999.
shares costs with the Town of Chapel Hill and the Town of Carrboro to
provide free local public transit services
around Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University campus. Chapel Hill
Transit schedules and routes are available at
chapel hill website.
Where to Stay
Durham-Chapel Hill area features numerous hotels, motels, bed and
breakfast inns and extended stay facilities. To check on room
availability or make reservations, visit the Chapel Hill-Orange County
Visitors Bureau online at www.chocvb.org
and click on "Where to Stay."