City & Regional Transit

Local and regional bus transportation is provided off-campus by the Durham Area Transit Authority and Triangle Transit.  Regional transit can get you to many popular destinations throughout the Triangle.

DATA - Durham Area Transit Authority

DATA services a variety of routes in Durham, including the Bull City Connector, a fare-free service that connects downtown, Duke and the medical facilities, as well as other lines from Duke's campuses and hospitals.  Click here for a map showing all DATA bus routes.


DATA bus fares are inexpensive, and unlimited ride day passes are available. DATA operates from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. every Monday through Saturday and 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sundays and holidays (DATA does not operate on Christmas).

Triangle Transit

Triangle Transit buses service a number of Durham routes, with connections to Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill, and other Triangle areas, including RDU Airport. Click here for a map showing all Triangle Transit bus routes. Day passes and ride cards are available from the Triangle Transit online store.

Regional Transit Alerts

To receive up to date information on local/regional transit detours, service changes, and holiday schedules, sign up for transit alerts at

System alerts are also posted to the Transloc announcements screen on the real-time transit tracking app.