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Transportation & Parking

Getting To and From our Hotel, close to Raleigh-Durham Airport

Transportation to and from our hotel in Chapel Hill is easy with ground transit, taxis, car services, and rentals. Look below for more information regarding these convenient forms of transportation. 

Ground Transportation

Raleigh-Durham International Airport offers passengers a variety of transportation options, ranging from taxi and limousine service to rental cars. Our hotel is located approximately 15 minutes from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport.


Taxi service is available at both airport terminal exits. The Terminal A taxi dispatch booth is located on the curb near Southwest Airlines. The Terminal C dispatch booth is located on the curb on the terminal's lower level.

Limousine and Car Service

Elite Coach Chauffeured Transportation: or call (919) 267-5250

Rental Cars

Seven rental car agencies are located at Raleigh-Durham International Airport and are a quick shuttle bus ride from the terminals. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes and stop on each terminal curb near the baggage claim areas. The following national agencies offer car rental services: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty.


Parking is reserved for guests and patrons of The Carolina Inn and Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar.

Overnight Guests: $14 billed directly to room
Event Parking: $10 per day
Oversize Vehicles: $50 per day 

Validated Parking at Carolina Crossroads Restaurant and Bar is always complimentary up to three hours.

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