Parking + Transportation

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    Official Transportation Sponsors

    GoDurham offers bus service throughout the area. See Local Transportation section below for options in Durham and throughout the Triangle.


    Street Parking

    The city of Durham will extend on-street metered parking limits during the festival, allowing 11 hours of paid parking. Please find a 2018 map of the extended time limits here, and details of the on-street parking program here.


    Parking Garages + Lots

    Durham Centre Garage | 300 West Morgan Street (1 min walk)
    Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 | All Day: $13.75 (special event parking rate may vary)

    Unscripted Durham Parking Deck | 202 Corcoran Street (1 min walk)
    Public Parking Rate: $20 All Day (special event parking rate may vary)

    Chapel Hill Garage and Lot | 326 East Chapel Hill Street (3 min walk)
    Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 | All Day: $13.75 (special event parking rate may vary)

    Corcoran Street Garage and Lot | 101 Corcoran Street (3 min walk)
    Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 | All Day: $13.75 (special event parking rate may vary)

    Morgan Rigsbee Parking Garage | 105 W. Morgan Street (5 min walk)
    Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 | All Day: $13.75 (special event parking rate may vary)

    Church Street Garage | 109 South Mangum Street (6 min walk)
    Parking Rates 1st Hour: $1.25 | All Day: $13.75 (special event parking rate may vary)

    Parrish Street and Church Street Lot | 215-237 East Parrish Street (7 min walk)
    Payment is accepted at the installed Pay Stations (8:00am – 7:00pm, Mon-Fri).
    Parking is free after 7pm weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

    Please visit the ParkDurham page for additional information on city parking decks, lots, and rates.

    American Tobacco Campus | North Deck – 305 West Pettigrew Street (7 min walk); South Deck – 705 Willard Street (11 min walk); East Deck – 250 South Mangum Street (9 min walk)
    Visitor Parking Rate: $11.25 All Day (special event parking rate may vary)

    Please visit the American Tobacco Campus parking page for visitor parking instructions.


    Air Travel

    Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU)


    Ground Transportation

    Amtrak offers train service from various North Carolina and US cities.
    Megabus provides low cost, daily express bus service in the US and Canada.

    Local Transportation

    Bull City Connector is a Fare-FREE bus route from Duke to Golden Belt, including Ninth Street & Downtown Durham.
    GoTriangle provides Raleigh to Durham and Chapel Hill to Durham bus service 7 days a week.
    GoDurham provides bus service throughout Durham County 7 days a week.
    S & H Transportation provides luxury limousine, car, and group charter service throughout the Triangle and beyond.
    Lyft and Uber ride share options are available in Durham. 

    Drive Times

    Raleigh to Durham – 30 minutes
    Chapel Hill to Durham – 20 minutes