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Getting to Durham

Getting to Durham

By Air

Located on the East Coast, Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is the most convenient airport for travel to and from the Durham Convention Center. RDU has more than 400 daily arrivals and departures, reaching nearly 50 destinations nonstop. RDU is located approximately 20 minutes from Downtown Durham.

Airport Ground Transportation

CCMA 2019 will be held at the Durham Convention Center, located in the heart of historic downtown Durham, NC. No shuttle service will be provided for CCMA 2019.

See Ground Transportation Options

By Train

The NC Department of Transportation and Amtrak offer convenient train service. Check NC by Train for routes and times.

By Bus/Public Transit

GoTriangle offers service across the region. Check GoTriangle’s website for service times to and from the airport.

By Taxi/Ridesharing

RDU Taxi Inc. is the official taxi service of RDU Airport. However, ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are available out of RDU.

By Car

I-85 North – Arriving from Charlotte, Greensboro, Burlington I-40 East – Arriving from Asheville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro
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.

RDU I-40 West – Arriving from Morrisville, Cary, Raleigh, Fayetteville, Wilmington

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.