Getting Around Durham

Getting around Durham is easy for our guests when they know about all of the transportation resources available.  Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is proud to live in the Bull City where we have many modes of transportation.  We will discuss the various ways to move about during your stay.

Did you know that more than half of the United States population lives within a day’s drive or an hour’s flight of Durham?  Durham is convenient to interstates, served by an international airport, and has numerous other transportation options around town. 

Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast is close to a lot of other great places in Durham:

The following is a guide put together by the Durham Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.  This provides useful transportation information to travelers.


AIRLINES

RDU International Airport (RDU is short for Raleigh-Durham)is located on the western edge of Wake County and is co-owned by the cities of Durham and Raleigh and the counties of Durham and Wake.  (919-840-7700)

Air Canada (888) 247-8726

American Airlines (800) 433-7300

Delta Sky Team (800) 221-1212

Frontier Airlines (800) 432-1359

JetBlue Airways (800) 538-2583

Southwest Airlines (800) 435-9792

United (800) 864-8331

US Airways (800) 428-4322

There are several options for airport transportation, including taxis, shuttles, limos, rental cars, and regional transit buses. 

RDU Taxi is the official taxi company of RDU airport, offering 24/7 transportation.  Meter rates are charged for rides to Durham and a typical 14-mile one-way fare would be about $30.  Call 919-840-7277 to schedule a ride.

LIMOUSINE SERVICES

1st Corporate Town Car Service
Executive limo service with a large selection of vehicles, including standard and SUV stretch limos and minibuses.  (919) 794-1712

Bare Minimum Limousine Van Sedan Service
Limousine, van, and sedan rentals with passenger service for RDU.  (919) 383-7399

Carolina Livery Service
Provides weekday transportation, chauffeured town cars, minivans, limousines, and minibuses.  Also offers planned tour services.  (919) 957-1111

Emerald Service Limousine
Limousine, yacht, and jet aircraft services.  Helicopters available on charter basis with advance notice.  (919) 477-4096

Eno Limo
Locally owned limousine company serving Durham and the Triangle region.  (919) 272-4586

Greenway Transit Services
Exclusively biofuel and hybrid limousine service serving RDU airport and special events.  (919) 957-8294

Met-R Transport
Provides in-town and out-of-town transportation; handicap accessible.  (919) 544-4111

Triangle Corporate Coach (919) 648-1048

PUBLIC TRANSIT

The Bridge Bus
In addition to nighttime service to/from Raleigh and Durham (Thursday through Saturday nights), offers event specific service to Bulls games, Durham Performing Arts Center, etc.

Ride the Bull City Connector

Bull City Connector 515 W Pettigrew St., Downtown Durham (919) 485-RIDE (7433)
The Bull City Connector is a fare-free bus service that connects many of Durham’s central destinations, including Duke University, Ninth Street, Downtown Durham, and Golden Belt.

Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA) 515 W Pettigrew St,. Downtown Durham (919) 485-RIDE (7433)
Serves all parts of Durham, including RTP (Research Triangle Park).  Schedules vary by bus route.  Busses are wheelchair accessible and have bike racks. 

Durham Train Station (Amtrak) 601 W Main Street, Ste 103, Downtown Durham (919) 956-7932
Amtrak is the nation’s intercity passenger rail operator, serving 46 states, the District of Columbia, and three Canadian provinces. 

Greyhound 515 W Pettigrew, Downtown Durham (919) 687-4800
Durham terminal for the nation’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation. 

Megabus
Low-cost express bus service to nearly 50 cities offering free wi-fi, power outlets, and panoramic windows.  Departure and arrival near Durham Station on Jackson Street in Downtown Durham. (877) 462-6342

RENTAL CARS

Alamo Rent-A-Car 

Avis Rent-A-Car

Budget Rent-A-Car Systems

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Hertz Rent-A-Car

National Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental

Triangle Rent A Car

University Car and Truck Rentals


TAXIS

ABC Cab Company
Major taxi dispatcher for multiple independent companies.  (919) 682-0437

All-Points Personal Transportation (official RDU Transportation)
Serves Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Cary, Research Triangle Park (RTP), Fayetteville, Jacksonville, Wilmington, and all cities and military facilities across North Carolina.  (919) 836-9900

Durham’s Best Cab Company
24/7 service with 50 new model sedans and 12 full-sized passenger vans.  (919) 680-3330

RDU Taxi provides 24/7 official RDU Airport taxi service within Durham, Orange, and Wake counties.  (919) 840-7277

TRAVEL SERVICES (OTHER)

2U Transit of North Carolina
Locally owned and operated paratransit service offering door-to-door transportation in and around the Triangle area to the mobility impaired.  (919) 687-4808

AAA Carolina Motor Club
Provides travel planning assistance and emergency road service to its membership

GoTriangle
Online source for transportation information and options for getting around the Triangle. (919) 485-RIDE (7433)

Markham Transportation
Specializing in wheelchair and special needs transportation.  24-hour emergency vehicle service. (919) 417-5205

Share the Ride NC
Connects commuters interested in car or vanpooling, as well as finding park and ride lots, public transit services, bike routes, and other transportation alternatives.  (919) 485-7461

Wheelchair Transport Group (919) 330-1319

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The above information was courtesy of the Durham Convention and Visitors Bureau (DCVB) located at 101 E Morgan Street in Downtown Durham.  They offer a wide range of services for conventions and group meeting in Durham.  For help arranging transportation for groups, contact DCVB at (800) 446-8604 or (919) 687-0288 or email meetings@durham-cvb.com

When guests arrive at Morehead Manor Bed and Breakfast, we (Monica and Daniel) help them feel right at home and give them as much attention (or privacy) as they request.  Each morning wake up to a delicious gourmet homemade breakfast to get your morning started right!  We are happy to provide any information or directions to places in our Durham, North Carolina community.  Our guests always love experiencing everything that the Bull City has to offer!

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