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Raleigh Airport Taxis and Shuttles

Useful Information for your Raleigh Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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The Most Reliable Raleigh Airport Shuttle Service

If you are flying into Raleigh-Durhanm International Airport, you’ll probably need to find a way to get from the airport to your accommodation in or around Raleigh. No matter where your hotel or apartment may be, Welcome Pickups has you covered. Taking a Raleigh airport shuttle is the best way to get wherever you are headed as quickly and comfortably as possible.

Once you land and collect your luggage, you can readily find your Welcome driver in the Arrivals Hall holding a sign with your name. All Welcome drivers receive live updates on your flight’s landing time, so even if you are delayed or early, your driver will be there waiting for you no matter what and at no extra charge. As soon as your luggage is loaded in your pre-selected vehicle, you can be on your way. During the drive, your friendly driver will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your stay in Raleigh and can also offer recommendations for some must-see places in the area. Just sit back and relax, your transportation is in safe hands!


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
37.60 €
37.60 €
20 MIN
15 €
15 €
10 MIN
6.50 €
6.50 €

A Raleigh Airport Shuttle for Every Group Size

Whether you’re travelling with family, friends, or colleagues, it’s usually best for everyone to stick together. That way you can have a little more fun during your ride, plus, travelling together helps to avoid potential mix-ups or complications. To keep your transfer in Raleigh as smooth as possible, Welcome offers different vehicle sizes to accommodate various group sizes. Our stylish Sedans have space for up to four passengers, or you can book a spacious minivan that seats up to eight passengers or stores more luggage pieces, should you require that.

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Directions for your Airport Shuttle to Raleigh NC

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is a little over 15 miles (24 kilometres) from downtown Raleigh, so the drive usually takes a short 20 to 30 minutes. Firstly, your driver will follow John Brantley Blvd which turns into Airport Blvd. Then, you will exit onto I-40 E and take I-40 E all the way to Wade Ave until you reach Capital Blvd. Capital Blvd will take you the rest of the way to downtown Raleigh. Your directions from there may vary depending on the exact location of your destination.

Taking a Raleigh Airport Taxi to Downtown

Flying can be tiring, and you may want to reach your destination quickly after landing for some rest before your adventure begins. Rather than using your time and energy navigating public transportation, you can take a taxi from Raleigh airport to your destination. You can book your Raleigh airport shuttle with a professional Welcome Pickups driver for a hassle-free, comfortable, door-to-door transfer. No matter your arrival time, as soon as you disembark from the plane and gather your luggage, you can find your Welcome driver waiting for you at the Arrivals Hall with a warm smile; get ready for a memorable, personalised ride!

Flat rate fee for your Raleigh Airport Shuttle

TaxiTaxi is the main taxi company serving Raleigh Airport. The provider’s fares are determined by a base rate of $1.95 (€1.80), $2.50 (€2.40) per mile, and $15 (€14.10) per hour of standing or waiting. Surcharges for things like excess baggage may apply as well. For an airport shuttle to Raleigh, NC, you can expect to pay around $40 (€37.60), although that is not a set cost. For peace of mind, to secure a competitive flat-rate fare and no hidden fees, you may wish to consider booking your ride in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Frequently asked questions

Do Raleigh-Durham airport taxis offer fixed fares?

Raleigh Airport’s main taxi company determines its fares based on a metered rate. The fare is estimated to cost around $40 (€37.60) for a ride from the Airport to downtown Raleigh, though that is not set. For a fixed fare with no additional charges, you can book your ride in advance with Welcome Pickups.

Where will I meet my Welcome driver?

Once you land at Raleigh-Durham airport and gather your luggage, you can readily find your Welcome driver waiting for you in the Arrivals Hall. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it, so you can easily recognise each other and be on your way. Moreover, at least a day before your trip, you’ll receive an email containing your driver’s photo, name and contact details for your utmost peace of mind.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is unexpectedly delayed, there is no need to stress – your Welcome driver will still be there waiting for you. Welcome drivers receive live flight updates, so whether your flight is late or early, your driver will be ready to swiftly and safely transport you to your destination as soon as you land.

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