Brookwood Inn offers courtesy transportation to The Main Campus
of Duke University, Duke University Medical Center, The Durham
VA and other points of interest within 3 miles of the hotel. To
contact Brookwood Inn transportation please call the shuttle driver
directly at (919) 697-1287. During operating hours the shuttle
will depart from the main lobby at the hour and half hour. Operating
hours are seasonal and are subject to change without prior notice.
Current operating hours are 7 AM – 9:30 PM Monday through
Friday and 9AM-4:30 PM Saturday. Hours during holidays,
special events, and periods of inclement weather may vary.
other transportation options are available during your visit
to Durham. The information below is for services operated by
other organizations and are not affiliated with The Brookwood
Inn of Durham.
RDU Supertaxi and Shuttle (919) 638-4580
This company provides service to the Airport and they typically have cars in the general area around the hotel so they often arrive quickly. Reservations are accepted and Students Discounts are available. Their rates are based on mileage but a trip to the airport from our location is typically $35. If you make reservations in advance and tell them you saw it on our website, they should only charge you $30 for 1 to 3 people but you will have to ask for the discount in advance.
Skylink Shuttle – Home & Airport Ride
Airport Taxi Service: (919) 840-7277 RDU Airport Taxi
Service is operated by Dulles Airport Taxi, Inc. through an
agreement with the
Skylink is a relatively new service offering transportation from the Airport and throughout the region. They offer Shared Ride Service, “Private” van service, and Limousine service. When we checked their website the shared ride service was listed as $24, Express van for 3 guest at $35 and “exclusive” van service up to 10 people at $70. Their website
Allows guest to make reservations and provides current rate quotes and other information. They can also be contact by phone at (919) 233-3952.
Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority. RDU Airport Taxi provides
service to and from RDU. To schedule a taxi, please call (919)
840-7277. Reservations and on-demand service are available.
Local taxi Operators
The list below was provided the The Durham Convention and Visitors
ABC Switchboard 682-0437
Durham’s Best Cab Company (Yellow taxi) 680-3330
Manhattan Cab Co: 682-3537
MVP Taxi: 682-6111
Johnny’s Cab Co: 682-TAXI
Listen to 650 AM along Interstate 85 and 1220 AM along Interstate
40 for directions to the Visitor Center and information on what
to do while in Durham.
Durham CVB (919) 687-0288
University Visitors and Students
Several options are available for travel around the campus area.
-Duke operates a free bus system, called Duke Transit, within campuses
and for some remote parking lots.
-SAFERides supplements Duke’s regular bus service and provides
an alternative to walking alone or in isolated areas of campus.
684-SAFE or SafeRides provides Duke employees and students with
no cost on-demand van service to campus areas, and certain off campus
areas, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., daily, except Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day and New Years Day.
-Charlenes offers service to the airport and surrounding areas.
Transportation from the airport to campus or any Durham hotel is
The information is basic information about the SAFERides service.
This service is a campus based service and they may require a valid
• If you are on campus, check to see if Transit Service is
available at the time you need to travel.
• SAFERides reserves the right to refuse service to anyone
not in possession of current and valid Duke identification.
• If Duke Transit service is in operation within one block
of the requested pick up location, individuals may be directed to
use the bus service.
• Vans can wait only two minutes for a rider. If the rider
misses the van they must call again and will be placed on the log
as a new request.
• SAFERides reserves the right to refuse transportation to
students or groups of students who exhibit disruptive or intoxicated
behavior. Duke Police will be contacted if passengers become disruptive
or appear not in control of their faculties.
• Requests for service with two or more passengers will be
handled on a case-by-case basis, taking into account the time, weather,
origin and destination. Unless there is a specific safety concern,
requests for service involving two or more passengers are given
a lower priority than call from an individual.
• SAFERides strives to provide a ten-minute response time.
However, events on campus, increased by campus traffic, prior requests
for service, weather, and other circumstances beyond our control
may increase response time. Dispatchers will provide their best
estimate for pick up times. Callbacks to inform riders of when the
van is en route to pick them up can be provided upon request.
• For the safety of the passengers and drivers, SAFERides
service may be reduced or suspended during severe weather.
• SAFERides does not provide emergency or medical transportation.
• Group requests to off-campus destinations may be
directed to use Charlene’s Taxi on Points Services (309-7233).
The City of Durham assumed the operation of the local bus system
in 1991, naming it Durham Area Transit Authority (DATA). DATA contracts
for the provision of its fixed route service and paratransit service
every five years. The fixed route system includes 165 employees
and 50 buses providing over 13,000 passenger trips daily on 19 different
bus routes. The paratransit system includes 43 vans and 57 employees
transporting clients to various places within the City of Durham.
Route 6 Serves the following locations: Durham
Police Headquarters, Duke University, Duke University Hospitals,
VA Hospital, Integrated Health Services, Lenox Baker , Children’s
Hospital, Duke Law School, Washington Duke Inn, Morreene Road Apartments,
Morreene West. We are 1 block from the Duke University Hospital
Note: Route 6 is connected to Route
5. When the bus arrives into the Downtown Transfer Facility
from Route 6, it will depart and serve Route 5, Fayetteville Street
and South Square.
Route 11 Serves: Duke University, 9th Street, VA
Hospital, Hillsborough Road, Bennett Pointe Shopping Center.
Service Hours: Monday-Saturday 5:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m, Sunday 6:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Triangle Transit Authority
TTA provides transportation in the triangle area. http://www.ridetta.org/Home/index.html
The Triangle region is also served by other local and university