Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
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Pickup at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
Open your app to request a ride
When you’re ready, open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the RDU airport transportation option that suits your group size and luggage needs.
Exit on the arrivals level
You’ll get directions about Raleigh-Durham Airport pickup points directly in the app. At Terminal 1, head outside from baggage claim to passenger pickup zone 1. At Terminal 2, exit baggage claim and go to zone 17. Rideshare pickup signs might also be available at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Meet your driver
Go to your assigned RDU pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
Raleigh Airport Map
Raleigh-Durham International Airport consists of 2 terminals and 3 concourses. Terminal 2 houses 4 international gates.
Top questions from riders
- Do drivers using Uber pick up at RDU?
- How much will an Uber trip to RDU cost?
The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) RDU depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides. You can see an estimate of the price before you request by going here and entering your pickup spot and destination. Then when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.
- Where do I meet my driver for an airport pickup?
Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport rideshare zones. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
RDU Airport visitor information
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is the 39th-busiest airport in the US by passenger numbers, serving more than 11 million travelers annually. Located in Wake County, North Carolina, RDU is about 14 miles (23 kilometers), a 20-minute drive in ideal road and traffic conditions, from both downtown Raleigh, the state’s capital city, and the city of Durham.
RDU Airport terminals
RDU Airport has 2 passenger terminals — Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 — with 45 gates across the 2 terminals. RDU Airport lounges are located in Terminal 2. You can plan your trip using the information below.
RDU Terminal 1
RDU Terminal 2
- Air Canada
- American Airlines Admirals Club
- Delta Sky Club
- USO Lounge
RDU international terminal
Boarding for international flights at RDU can be found in Terminal 2. RDU offers nonstop flights to 8 international destinations.
Dining at RDU Airport
Travelers can choose from more than 20 dining options at RDU Airport, including bars, cafes selling food to go, and restaurants with table service. RDU Airport food and beverage destinations are available across both terminals.
Getting around RDU Airport
The 2 terminals don’t have an airside connection. Travelers moving between the terminals may ride the RDU Airport shuttle bus or take the moving walkway through the covered parking decks between the terminals.
Things to do at RDU Airport
Raleigh-Durham Airport offers a variety of activities and attractions, including an art exhibition featuring both permanent and temporary art installations located throughout the airport. Spas are found in Terminal 1 by Gate A7 and in Terminal 2 by Gate C3.
Currency exchange at RDU Airport
RDU Airport currency exchange offices for travelers are located in Terminal 2 at the ticket lobby and next to the baggage claim.
Hotels near RDU Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near RDU, there are more than 20 hotels and accommodations nearby.
Points of interest near RDU Airport
- Chapel Hill’s planetarium
- Raleigh’s art and history museums
- The Research Triangle’s universities
- Lake Johnson
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