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About Raleigh Durham

Raleigh is the capital of the North Carolina state of the United States of America. With a population more than 400 thousand people, Raleigh is also the second most populous city in the state after Charlotte, while it is the 45th largest city in the United States. The center of the city is Wake, where the administrative buildings and banks are located. The city has large streets and parks. There are many oak trees along the way. Therefore, Americans call Raleigh as the 'City of Oaks'.

Raleigh, which was founded in 1792, is one of the oldest cities in the United States of America. There are many museums in the city. You can visit important museums such as North Carolina Museum of Science, North Carolina Museum of Art and the History Museum. The state's major museums are in this city. You can also visit the places like Raulston Botanic Garden, Yates National Park, and Pullen Park as well as you can enjoy your time at Neuse River Tour. You can rent a car for traveling the city. You can also prefer taxi or bus for transportation from the airport.

Summer in Raleigh is warm but not too hot. Winters are cold and snowy and the temperature decreases to minus degrees. There may be disruptions in winter transportation due to the weather conditions. The average temperature is 27 degrees in summer. The state of North Carolina is home to major colleges and universities in the United States. There is not a very active lifestyle in the city, so the city may not satisfy your expectations in terms of entertainment and cultural activities.

Transportation to Raleigh Durham City Center from Airport

There are many different options, especially taxis, to travel from the Raleigh Durham International Airport in the North Carolina state of the United States to the city center. As an alternative to the taxi, rental cars and private service alternatives are waiting the passengers at the airport. To get to the center from the airport, you can also take advantage of public transport from nearby stops or shared car options such as Uber, Wingz and Lyft.

Taxi

You can travel to the center with comfortable taxis waiting for you at the exit of Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Raleigh Durham International Airport. If you want to get more detailed information about taxis before you land you can call (919) 840-7277. You need to pay an average of $ 30 for a taxi to both Raleigh and Durham from the airport. The total fare is based on the calculation of the taximeter. You should remember that at the end of the journey you will have to tip a few dollars more than the fare. In the United States, tipping in taxis, restaurants and hotels is a very common practice. If you travel from the airport to Cary, you must pay a fee of $ 21 at the end of this journey, which is 9 miles in total. Passengers coming to Chapel Hill must pay around $ 38-40 after 18 miles of journey. Another option for an affordable journey from the airport is to transfer to the Triangle Expressway trains. When you take a taxi, the driver might ask whether you want to transfer to a train if the train line is on your route. If you have already been to the city and have general information about the roads, you can also get off at the nearest station and transfer to the train.

Transfer Service

Transfer services that transport passengers from the airport terminal to many parts of the state are at the service of passengers at Raleigh Durham International Airport. Transfer vehicles carrying passengers from the airport are generally divided into 3 categories according to the services they provide; private transfer vehicles, shared transfer vehicles and transfer vehicles of tour companies. If you want to travel alone, the private transfer tool will cost you a little more, but it will be the right choice. Fares for shared transfer vehicles are lower, but these vehicles are departing at certain times and you may need to wait for a while. The transfer vehicles of the tour companies carry the passengers who come to the city with a tour.

Private Transfer Service

Passengers wishing to make a reservation by obtaining information on private transfer vehicles can call Affordable Car Transportation at (919) 616-0687, A Ride Transportation at (910) 986-1580 or Advance Travel Shuttle Service at (919) 758-3584 and make their reservations.

Limousine

If you prefer traveling by limousines, you can call (919) 877-9599 for AA & D Executive Transportation. You can contact Azalea Limousine at (910) 452-5888, Black Hat Car Services at (919) 909-5985.

Airport Shuttle

You can contact A & P Shuttle at (919) 264-2025 and Skylink Shuttle at (919) 233-3952 for shared vehicles that you can choose for a more economical journey. You can get detailed information about rates depending on such factors as distance and number of people you are traveling with by contacting You2RDU at (855) 768-5222 or White Glove Transportation at (919) 424-9788.

Airport Bus

You have the option of getting to the city center from Raleigh Durham Airport by buses provided by private tour companies. You can contact AT & T Charter Service, at (919) 859-3030, from the bus companies that carry passengers at the airport. If you would like to contact the different bus companies for information on the appropriate transfer agent for your needs, you can call (919) 688-1230 for Academy Bus and (919) 957-1111 for Carolina Livery. You can contact Daniels Tours at (919) 449-2999 or Pelham Transportation at (336) 349-7113 or The Star Ship at (919) 279-7837 for different alternatives.

Hotel Shuttle

Many hotels such as Aloft-Raleigh Durham / Brier Creek, Comfort Suites RTP, Courtyard by Marriott, Embassy Suites Raleigh-Crabtree and Extended Stay America located near the airport offer shuttle service from Raleigh Durham Airport. Shuttles depart at different times of the day. If you are staying in one of these hotels in the city and want to take advantage of the services for transfer to the hotel, you can contact the hotel beforehand and make a reservation. The services are usually offered free or at low cost to hotel customers. However, it is still useful to have information about fares by phone beforehand. If you are going to stay at the Hampton Inn, you can get information on services at (919) 462-1620 or get information and reservations at (919) 941-5050 for Sheraton Imperial services or (919) 233-2205 for Hyatt Place West.

Car Rental

One of the most popular options for transportation to the city centers in close proximity to Raileigh Durham Airport is car rental. Advantage Rent A Car can be booked by calling 800-777-5500. If you prefer different companies, you can call 800-327-9633 for Alamo, 800-331-1212 for AVIS, and 800-527-0700 for Budget. Companies such as Dollar, E-Z, Hertz, Payless, National and Thrifty also offer car rental services in addition to all these rental companies at the airport. You can choose between car rental companies in Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, and you can continue your journey to the city center by completing your rental business in just a few minutes.

Bus and Train

If you want to travel to different settlements around the city by transferring to buses and trains, you can reach the stations and terminals by taxi which you can easily find at both terminals of the airport. Another method you can use to reach train stations or bus terminals is to use transfer vehicles. You can continue your journey with more economical means after arriving at the terminal or station with shuttle vehicles for transportation preferred by groups arriving at Raleigh Durham Airport. If you want to get information about the Amtrak trains before you travel, you can contact (800) 872-7245. You can call (919) 485-7433 for Go Triangle buses, and (800) 231-2222 for Greyhound buses and get information before your travel.

Last Updated: December 26, 2016
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