Duke Buses

Duke Buses

Campus Routes

Campus routes connect residential, academic, and perimeter lots on East, Central, Health System, and West campuses. Campus service is in effect during the academic year. Click here for the Duke Transit System Map.

  • C1: East-West provides service during Fall and Spring semesters, between East and West Campuses and serves all stops along Campus Drive at 5-minute intervals. C1 is in service on Monday - Wednesday, 7:00am - 2:00am, Thursday - Friday, 7:00am - 4:00am, Saturday 8:15am - 4:00am, and  Sunday 8:15am - 1:00am.
  • CSW: Smith Warehouse runs along Campus Dr to Smith Warehouse every 20 minutes from 7:10am until 3:50pm, with 25-minute service from 3:50pm to 6:20pm.
  • C2: East-Central-West travels between East, Central, and West Campus from 7:00am – 8:20pm on Monday – Friday.  The C2 offers 15-20 minute frequency all day with peak-hour supplemental service provided by the C4 between 9:05am and 12:30pm on weekdays.  This route connects the West Campus Chapel stop with Central Campus stops along Oregon St, Alexander Ave, Anderson St, Flowers Dr, Yearby Ave, and a portion of Campus Dr. The C2 will offer westbound service to Swift Avenue passengers at the Campus Dr stop in front of the Freeman Center (stop #12007).  Eastbound service will be provided directly along Swift Avenue at the stop on Swift Ave at Faber St (stop #13008) and Swift Ave at Caswell St (stop #12059). The CCX service picks up Central Campus service on evenings and weekends with a shortened route after 8:20pm that does not serve Flowers Drive.
    • CCX: Central Campus Express operates between West, Central, and East Campus on Monday-Wednesday, 8:00pm-2:00am, and Thursday-Friday, 8:00pm-4:am.
    • CCX Weekend Service operates on Saturdays 8:30am - 4:11am and Sundays 8:30am- 1:11am. 
  • C3: East-Science is in service Fall and Spring semester, and connects East Campus to Science Dr via Swift Avenue. C3 continuous service runs from 7:30am - 4:50pm with a second C3: Class Change bus offering express service between East Campus, Swift Ave., and Science Dr. before major class periods.
  • C4: Central-West travels between West and Central Campuses at 15-minute intervals from 9:05am – 12:30pm Monday - Friday. This route connects the West Campus Duke Chapel stop with Central Campus stops along Oregon St, Anderson St, Flowers Dr, Yearby Ave, and a portion of Campus Dr.
Duke Transit operates a peak service Swift Express bus between 9:05am – 12:50pm as needed.  This service will be displayed in Transloc as available.

To & From Campus Routes

  • LL: LaSalle Loop connects LaSalle Street, Campus Walk Avenue and Morreene Road, with Research Drive, Duke Clinics (“Entry 11”) and Circuit Drive.
  • H5: Broad-Erwin connects 705 Broad Street to the Erwin Mill Building, Erwin Square, West Quadrangle, Duke Clinics, Duke Hospital, Hock Plaza, Lenox Baker, Center for Living, and the Dialysis Center.
  • PR1: Bassett-Research operates from the Grounds Lot at Bassett Drive along Science Drive, Circuit Drive, and Research Drive to Duke Clinics (“Entry 11”). The route provides year-round service, weekdays only.
  • RSX: Robertson Scholars route, operated by GoDurham, provides service between Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill.

Hospital Routes

Medical Center routes connect surface and garage parking to Duke Medical Pavilion, Duke Hospital, Duke Clinic, and administrative buildings. This service operates year round, weekdays only.

  • H2: Hospital Loop travels between Parking Garage III and remote parking on Hillsborough Rd via Duke Medical Pavilion, Duke Clinic, and Duke Hospital. This route also services the H Lot and other parking areas oriented toward Health System employees.
  • H5: Broad-Erwin  travels between 705 Broad Street, the Mill Building, Erwin Square, West Quadrangle, Duke Medical Pavilion, Duke Hospital, Hock Plaza, Lenox Baker, Center for Living and Dialysis Center.
  • H6:Remote Lot-Hospital travels between the overflow lot on LaSalle Street, Research Drive, and Duke Hospital.

City & Regional Routes

Use your Duke GoPass on the following municipal and regional bus systems: