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Durham Transportation: Accident Resource Guide

Durham Transportation Services

After an accident, your vehicle may be damaged and in need of repairs, leaving you without a way to get around while the repairs take place. If your vehicle is deemed a total loss by the insurance company, meaning it would be more expensive to repair than to replace, you could be left without any form of transportation while the insurance company assesses the value of the car. Either way, you may need to find an alternate method of getting to work, doctor’s appointments, and other daily activities. Below you will find a list of transportation resources in Durham, North Carolina that can assist you in getting from point A to point B after your car has been damaged in an accident.

Durham Buses

Go Durham
Information: Passes may be purchased at the Durham station or fares may be paid using exact changes on each ride. Single Ride fares are generally $1.00 each way and discounts are offered for senior citizens, disabled persons, and students. See the website for bus routes and schedules.
Station: 350 W Pettigrew St, Durham, North Carolina 27701
Phone: 919-485-7433

GoTriangle
Information: GoTriangle provides transportation services across Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, offering one-way fares for $2.25 as well as discounted fares for certain groups. Buy passes online. See the website for bus routes and schedules.
Regional Transit Center: 901 Slater Rd, Durham, NC 27703
Phone: (919) 485-7433

Greyhound
Information: Greyhound buses allow riders to travel to and from Durham, across the United States. See website for fares, routes, and schedules.
Station: 515 W Pettigrew St, Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 687-4800

Taxis in Durham

Durham’s Best Cab
Available 24/7. Call or make reservations for pickup online.
Call: 919-680-3330 or 919-688-3732
Text: 919-200-5525
Address: 1005 W. Chapel Hill St. Durham, NC 27701

Yellow Cab Durham
Call or book online. Available 24/7 for service.
Call: (919) 246-4355

Uber & Lyft

Download the Uber and Lyft apps on your smartphone to quickly request a ride from a driver near you in Durham. Rates vary by length of trip, location you are requesting from, and volume of requests at that time in your area. All drivers are verified and have had background checks. Credit or debit card is linked to the app for convenient payment.

Travel by Train

Durham Amtrak
Information: Check website for information on rates, schedules, and accommodations. Amtrak offers several North Carolina routes, including one across the state and one north to New York City.
Station: 601 West Main Street, Suite 103 Durham, NC 27701 Phone: (800) 872-7245

Biking in Durham

In recent years, Durham has made a significant effort to protect bicyclists, teaching drivers how to share the road as well as bicyclists tips to keep safe. Organizations such as Bike Durham advocate for bicycle safety, awareness, and work to coordinate with Durham public officials.

Google Maps provides a great map of biking trails in Durham.

If you are interested in buying a bike in Durham, check out Bullseye Bicycle.

Call (919) 438-3883 or visit 102 Morris St, Durham, NC 27701 to check out your options!

Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Information: RDU flies with nine air carriers to 47 nonstop destinations with over 400 flights per day. The airport has two terminals (only Southwest Airlines flies in and out of Terminal 1). Callfor information on rental cars, hotel shuttles, park-and-pay lots, and other transportation services.

Phone: (919) 840-2123

Address: 2400 John Brantley Blvd Morrisville, NC 27560

Rental Cars

Enterprise in Durham

Location: 3648 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd Durham, NC, US, 27707 Phone: (919) 490-6057

Information: Drivers must be 25 or older to rent a vehicle. Rates vary – contact Durham branch for more information.

Hertz in Durham

Location: 3601 Hillsborough Road Durham, NC 27705 Phone: (919) 309-0577

Information: Driver must be at least 25 years old to rent at Hertz. Special deals are available for those whose vehicles are being repaired after a car accident.

Capital Auto Rentals

Location: University Ford of Durham

601 Willard St Durham, NC 27701 Phone: (919) 813-6577

Location: University Ford North 5331 N. Roxboro Rd Durham, NC 27712 Phone: (919) 536-3673

Durham County ACCESS

ACCESS buses provide ADA-compliant transportation to disabled people living in Durham, allowing them the freedom to travel in and around the city. The ACCESS service also subsidizes the cost of taxi use, allowing those that qualify to pay half the normal fare for a taxi ride.

To apply for services, visit Durham County ACCESS’s website to download an application or request one by mail. Passes for eligible riders can be purchased at Durham ACCESS’s location on Fay Street, at the Durham Station Transportation Center on Pettigrew Street, or by mailing a check or money order to the Fay Street address. If paying the fare by cash each time, one-way costs $2.00.

Address: 1911 Fay Street Durham, NC 27704 Phone: (919) 560-1551