Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Durham are all home to major research universities, that make up the Research Triangle in North Carolina. The University of North Carolina (UNC), one of the nation’s oldest public universities, is situated in the lively college town of Chapel Hill. Along Franklin Street, you can enjoy your time at an array of shops, bars, and restaurants. Chapel Hill is also home to the Ackland Art Museum, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Morehead Planetarium & Science Center.
The distance from Raleigh Durham Airport to UNC Chapel Hill is around 19 miles (31 kilometres). After landing at the airport, you can reach Chapel Hill by taxi or bus. Taking an airport taxi is the only direct, most comfortable and easiest way to travel from Raleigh airport to Chapel Hill. The journey takes around 20 minutes by taxi, and the fare costs around $50 (€47.20). You can also take the RDU or 100 bus and transfer to the 800 bus to reach Chapel Hill. The travel time by bus is around 45 minutes, and the fare costs $2.25 (€2.10).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Raleigh at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.