3rd Annual Graduate Student Conference in Probability

May 1 - 3, 2009

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


For more detailed visiting information, see UNC-CH Visitor Center

How to get here


By Car

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

By Train

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.

By Air

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.


By Bus

For Greyhound schedule and ticket information,

call 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.

Contact the TTA at 68 TW Alexander Dr., Research Triangle Park; 919 549-9999.

Getting Around

The University 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 the town of chapel hill website.

Where to Stay


The 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."