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Getting Around Durham

Bull City Connector

The Bull City Connector is a fare-free route from Duke University to the Golden Belt artistic hub, including Ninth Street and downtown Durham.

The bus runs every 17 minutes! (Monday-Friday, 6:30am-9pm, and Saturday (10am-9pm)

Along the Route

Duke University

Founded in 1924, the Duke campus offers many interesting and historic sites, including Duke University Chapel, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke Forest, Duke Lemur Center, Nasher Museum of Art and Duke University Medical Center.

Ninth Street District

This funky and eclectic dining and shopping district near Duke’s East Campus around historic Erwin Mill features nationally recognized restaurants and independent stores selling books, clothes, music and more. The district cover Erwin Square, Broad Street and Ninth Street North.

American Tobacco District

Named for the former Lucky Strike factory, American Tobacco is a 1 million-sq-ft campus of restaurants, shops, ampitheater, residences, offices and parking also includes the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC).

City Center District

Home to the Carolina Theatre, Durham Arts Council and the Durham Convention Center, the city center is the place to see historic landmarks, dine, shop and enjoy nightlife.

Central Park District

Visit Durham Central Park, Durham Farmers Market, Historic Durham Athletic Park, Downtown YMCA and the Durham Center for Senior Living.

Golden Belt District

This district’s namesake is a historic textile mill campus reborn as a creative arts hub with unique dining, shopping, art studios and galleries, outdoor areas, event space, condos and office. The Warehouse District is dominated by the West Village, which now includes loft-style apartments, retail space, offices and the Durham Train Station.