Buses & Vans
Duke provides free, accessible transportation on campus and in some neighboring areas through Duke Transit buses and vans. There's also the Bull City Connector, a fare-free public bus service that connects downtown with Duke and its medical facilities.
Duke Transit operates more than 30 buses with routes throughout the campus and health system. Students, staff, faculty and visitors can ride campus buses at no charge. Riders must abide by these guidelines. There’s also the Robertson Scholars route, which provides service between Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill. For a list of campus bus routes and schedules, click here.
Duke is offering GoPass, a free local and regional bus pass, to students and eligible Duke staff and faculty. To be eligible, employees must work on East, West, Central and Medical Center campuses; the American Tobacco Campus; or within one-half mile of the East,West, Central or Medical campuses. All undergraduate, graduate and professional school students are eligible. Local and regional bus transportation is provided off-campus by the Durham Area Transit Authority and Triangle Transit. Be sure to check out the new Bull City Connector, a fare-free service that connects downtown with Duke University and medical facilities.
Duke also operates eight vans that are available for students and employees during specified hours to and from campus and Medical Center areas where bus service is not available. The buses offer an alternative to walking alone or in isolated areas of campus. For more information about Duke vans, click here or call 684-2020.
A variety of private taxi services and shuttles are available in Durham and the Triangle area. During Thanksgiving, fall break and spring break, Duke provides free rides to RDU Airport. The shuttles do not operate at the beginning or end of any semester.
The Bull City Connector is a fare-free, environmentally sensitive bus service that helps connect downtown Durham with the Duke University campus and medical facilities.
**Duke offers accessible transportation on campus vans and buses in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.