Orange County is situated at the prime location, midway between major East Coast cities, and at the juncture of both the primary north/south interstate (I-85) and east/west interstate (I-40). Over 12 million residents are located within 150 miles of Orange County.
Distance from Orange County to Major Cities
Atlanta, GA – 328 miles
Chapel Hill Transit offers free bus service throughout Carrboro, Chapel Hill and the University, including its hospitals. The Triangle Transit Authority provides daytime intercity service between Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough. It also serves RDU Airport and the Research Triangle Park. Intrastate and national service is available from Carolina Trailways and Greyhound Bus Lines from nearby Raleigh and Durham.
Amtrak offers direct service to 56 cities from nearby Raleigh. The Silver Star provides daily service to Richmond, Washington, New York, Miami, and many points in between. The Carolinian travels daily between Charlotte and New York City, with stops in Raleigh, Richmond, Washington, DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia. The Piedmont makes daily trips between Raleigh and Charlotte.
RDU International Airport, Morrisville, NC – ½ hour
Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC – 1 hour
Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, NC – 2½ hours
North Carolina Ports
Morehead City, NC – 3¼ hours
Wilmington, NC – 2¾ hours