Conference Travel

ARTSMARKET AIRPORT SHUTTLE INFO

ArtsMarket is providing a complimentary shuttle through Greenway Transit from RDU to downtown Durham on Monday, November 6th. No RSVP or reservation required, unless you're flying Southwest (see below).

When can I catch the shuttle?

You can catch the shuttle during one of these pickup windows:
10:30-10:50
11:50-12:10
1:10-1:30
2:30-2:50
3:50-4:10

Where do I find the shuttle?

For Terminal 1 Arrivals (Southwest Airlines) - Exit at baggage claim and turn left; go all the way left down the sidewalk to the end (stay next to the terminal; don't cross the street onto the island). Pick-up will be there. **If you are flying Southwest, please email our Conference Services Coordinator, typenfield@gmail.com to let him know your arrival time so the driver can plan accordingly.

For Terminal 2 Arrivals (All other airlines) - Exit at baggage claim and turn right; go all the way down the sidewalk to the end (stay next to the terminal; don't cross the street onto the island). Pick-up will be there.

For questions on the day of, call the shuttle driver at 919-812-7805.

 

Airport
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is the airport serving the Triangle area and has nearly 400 flights on 8 major airlines daily. RDU is located approximately 14 miles from ArtsMarket venues in downtown Durham.

Amtrak
The Durham Amtrak Station is served by two passenger trains, the Carolinian and Piedmont. The street address is 601 West Main Street and is located in West Village in downtown Durham, just a couple of blocks from the Carolina Theatre and Durham Convention Center.

Parking
Parking is available across from the Durham Convention Center at the Durham Centre Deck located at 300 Morgan Street.  

 

Driving Directions
RDU I-40 West – Follow I-40 West to the ‘Durham Freeway’ (Hwy 147 North). Take Exit 279-B and travel for approximately 6 miles. Take Exit 12-C for Duke Street. At the 2nd traffic light turn right onto Chapel Hill Street. At the 4th traffic light turn left on Foster Street and the Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

Highway 70 West Bypass – Arriving from Raleigh
Take Highway 70 West Bypass, which will merge with I-85 South. Take Exit 176, Duke Street. At the end of the ramp turn left and stay in the right lane (for Gregson Street). Follow Gregson Street to Main Street and take a left at the 4th traffic light onto Foster Street. The Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

I-85 South – Arriving from Virginia, Henderson, Oxford
Take Exit 176, Duke Street. At the end of the ramp turn left and stay in the right lane (for Gregson Street). Follow Gregson Street to Main Street and take a left at the 4th traffic light onto Foster Street. The Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

I-85 North – Arriving from Charlotte, Greensboro, Burlington
Take Exit 172 for the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147 South). Travel approximately 4 miles to Exit 13, Chapel Hill Street. Turn left onto Chapel Hill Street. At the 6th traffic light, turn left onto Foster Street. The Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

I-40 East – Arriving from Asheville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro
I-40 East and I-85 North merge in Greensboro. When highway divides near Hillsborough, take I-85 North. Next, take Exit 172 for the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147 South). Travel approximately 4 miles to Exit 13, Chapel Hill Street. Turn left onto Chapel Hill Street. At the 6th traffic light, turn left onto Foster Street. The Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

Highway 55 West – Arriving from Fayetteville, Fuquay-Varina, Apex
Follow Highway 55 West to the Durham Freeway (Hwy 147 North). Take Exit 279-B and travel for approximately 6 miles. Take Exit 12-C for Duke Street. At the 2nd traffic light turn right onto Chapel Hill Street. At the 4th traffic light turn left on Foster Street and the Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.

15-501 – Arriving from Chapel Hill
Follow 15-501 North to Exit 108-B. Stay on the Durham Freeway until Exit 13, Chapel Hill Street, and turn left. At the 6th light, turn left onto Foster Street and the Durham Convention Center will be immediately on the left.