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Students flying in from out of town will be arriving at the Raleigh-Durham Regional Airport better known simply as RDU. RDU is located in North Raleigh and is 18 miles or about 20 minutes south-east of Chapel Hill. RDU is very user-friendly regional airport with two terminals. Terminal 1 serves Southwest and Air Tran airlines while Terminal 2 serves Air Canada, American Airlines, American Eagle, Continental, Delta, Jet Blue, United, US Airways, and Vision.

RDU Taxies are available to get you to Chapel Hill as are Triangle Transit Buses. The average taxi fare will cost you approximately $65.00 one way as opposed to the Triangle Transit bus which will cost you $2.00-$2.50. Triangle transit buses converge at the UNC Chapel Hill Hospital which is where you catch most Chapel Hill Transit Buses.

RDU Taxies: (919) 840-7277 or make a reservation at
RDU Bus to Chapel Hill: Triangle Transit Bus 100 then transfer to either Bus 800 or Bus 801
RDU Bus from Chapel Hill: Triangle Transit Bus 800 or Bus 801 then transfer to Bus 100