2016 Transportation


There are several parking options within a few blocks of Wilson Library, including the Rams Head Parking Deck on Ridge Road and metered parking along South Road and Country Club Road. Please see the Department of Public Safety’s Map of Visitor and Metered Parking for a complete list of visitor parking on UNC’s campus: http://move.unc.edu/parking/visitor-parking.

Visitors can park for free in permit lots on Saturdays. 

General Visitor Parking
Info http://move.unc.edu/parking/visitor-parking/
Cost http://move.unc.edu/policy/pricing/#pane-0-3

Raleigh Road/ Highway 54 Parking lot
11 minute walk uphill to Wilson Library:

Morehead Planetarium/Franklin Street
250 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Usually full by 9 am
7 minute walk to Wilson Library

Ramshead Parking Deck
33 Ridge Rd, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
9 minute walk uphill to Wilson Library

Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)

Skylink Shuttle

A convenient transportation option for traveling to and from the airport is the Skylink Shuttle. Skylink offers several services, but the cheapest is the shared ride service for up to 5 passengers, with door to door service in each direction and a maximum of 2 stops. To make a reservation, call their toll free number 855-759-8267 or book online: http://www.skylinkshuttle.com/.

When making an online reservation, select either the One Way or Round Trip option and then input your flight information and pickup/dropoff location. You can select “UNC – Chapel Hill” as your pickup/dropoff location or specify another destination. (Note: If you select the default UNC option, the shuttle will arrive at 209 South Road, which is in front of the Student Union.)

For more information, see their FAQs page: https://www.skylinkshuttle.com/faqs.


Chapel Hill/UNC’s bus service is free and open to the public.

Town of Chapel Hill Transit – Bus tracker: http://www.townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/transit

Town of Chapel Hill Transit – List of all routes and schedules:

GoTriangle – Regional service connecting Chapel Hill to Durham, Raleigh, and other parts of the Triangle

Additional local and regional transit information: http://move.unc.edu/transit/

Uber – With the Uber app, you can use your smartphone to submit a trip request which is then routed to an Uber driver. Payment is automatic through the app and fares are usually cheaper than a taxi. You will need to download the app and create an account. You can also get a fare estimate on their website: https://www.uber.com/cities/raleigh