The Raleigh-Durham International Airport offers a daily and hourly parking lot and four park and ride lots, providing more than 17,000 parking spaces in total. Work continues to increase parking provision to meet passenger needs.
Short and Long Term Parking
A five-level parking deck, linked by pedestrian tunnels to terminals, with 2,700 parking spaces. Park and Ride RDU – The park and ride lots are served by courtesy airport shuttles which run every 15 minutes from 5:00 am to 1:00 am, or last flight.
Taxis, buses, shuttles and train services are all available at the airport or in the surrounding area.
Taxi points are located outside the baggage claim areas of the terminals, at the lower level, on the curbside. Around 20 companies are licensed to operate at RDU.
RDU Bus and airport shuttle:
RDU’s courtesy buses connect the airport’s four Park and Ride lots to Terminal A and Terminal C every 15 minutes. The service begins at 5:00 am and runs until the last flight arrives at around 1:00 am.
Triangle Transit Authority (TTA) offers public van transportation connecting Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary with Research Triangle Park and the airport. Call the TTA at (919) 549 9999 for details.
R & G Airport Shuttle, based at RDU, delivers passengers to area businesses and universities. The shuttle leaves every half-hour from the baggage claim areas.
Numerous other shuttle and limousine services provide unscheduled services in the area. They are licensed but are not endorsed by the Airport Authority.
raleigh-durham international airport car rentals
The car rental firms listed below serve RDU. Rental counters are centralized not in the terminals but in an area a few hundred feet away. Agencies’ courtesy vans will pick up passengers every few minutes from a point outside each terminal near the baggage claim area.
Car Rental Companies
Avis Rent-A-Car – 800 331-1212
Alamo – 800 327-9633
Hertz Corporation – 800 654-3131
Dollar – 800 800-4000
National – 800-227-7368
Thrifty – 800 847-4389
Triangle Rent-A-Car – 800 643-7368
Budget Rent-A-Car – 800 527-0700
Enterprise – 800 736-8222