48th Annual ARSC Conference (Chapel Hill, North Carolina on May 14-17, 2014)
Travel and Weather Information
Travel by Air:
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) is home to eight air carriers and their regional partners, and is approximately a twenty minute drive from the Sheraton Chapel Hill. There are several options for ground transportation to the hotel.
Limousine & Shuttle Service:
Shuttles or private limousines/towncars can be reserved for direct drop-off to/from the airport. The Skylink Shuttle is offering a special ARSC discount of $18 per person, each way (reservations must be made online at least 24 hours in advance; not available for telephone reservations). To receive the discount, follow the ARSC link on the Skylink homepage. Another option is Sky Shuttle, which is offering a $24.00 one way/$38 round trip fee for ARSC members (write discount code RSC in "Comments" section of the online form); tickets may be purchased online or by calling 855-759-8267 (24-hour advance notice recommended). Please keep your receipts and make sure you board the correct shuttle, since these companies have very similar names. Estimated taxi fare from the airport is $30 (one way).
RDU Taxi, Inc. is the sole, licensed taxi service provider for Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Taxi dispatchers are located outside each terminal. You can also schedule a taxi pick-up or make a reservation by contacting RDU Taxi, Inc. at (919) 840-7277. Handicap-accessible vehicles are available upon request. Rates to the Sheraton are approximately $30 one way.
Car rentals are available from the airport, with eight major companies to choose from.
Greyhound bus station is located in Durham next to the Amtrak station, about 8 miles from the hotel.
Amtrak trains service nearby Raleigh and Durham. The Carolinian runs from New York City to Durham with stops in Newark, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and various towns in Virginia. The Durham Amtrak station is 8 miles from the Sheraton.
Driving directions to the Sheraton are available on the hotel web site.
On-site parking at the Sheraton Chapel Hill is complimentary.
The average high temperature in Chapel Hill in May is 78°F and the average low temperature is 55°F, with 3.85 inches of rain. Click here for current weather conditions.
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