Transportation

Local transportation resources are outstanding — Interstates 40 and 85 run concurrently through the County, and provide easy connections to I-95 and I-77. Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport serves business and private air traffic, and there are two international airports, Piedmont Triad International Airport – PTI and Raleigh-Durham International Airport – RDU, each less than one hour away. Freight and passenger rail services are provided by Norfolk Southern and Amtrak respectively. More than 25 motor carriers serve the area, and state-run deep-water ports are located in both Wilmington and Morehead City.

Piedmont Triad International Airport
Raleigh Durham International Airport
NC Ports

Interactive Corridor Map – Interstates, Railroads, and Intermodal Facilities

Highways

Interstates 85 and 40 run concurrently, eight lanes, through Alamance County. US Hwy 70 and many other state roads also make up our street system. Traffic volume statistics can be found on the NC Department of Transportation website.

Rail
Alamance County is served by Norfolk Southern Railway. The City of Burlington is a major stop on the Amtrak Passenger Railway system.

Common Carriers
Over 25 motor carriers provide shipping services to our area.

Bus
Carolina Trailways and Greyhound offer passenger transportation via bus.

Air
Regularly scheduled passenger service is available at two international airports (Raleigh-Durham International RDU, and Piedmont Triad International PTI). Each airport is less than 45 minutes away. Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport services business and private air traffic. An extended runway is underway to bring the length to 6400’ and the capability to land a 737.

Raleigh Durham International Airport

Current Destinations and Airlines Serving
Passenger & Cargo Statistics

Piedmont Triad International Airport

Current Destinations and Airlines Serving

Passenger & Cargo Statistics