Take our shuttle to the NC State Fair this year to save money and time!


Shuttle Service begins at 3 p.m. on (Opening Day) Thursday, Oct. 12, and runs through Sunday, Oct. 22. Buses depart hourly from Durham Station.

  • 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Monday-Saturday

  • ‚Äč10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday

Where do I catch the shuttle?

Durham Station, 515 West Pettigrew St. | Directions
There is very limited, free on-street parking near Durham Station. 

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The State Fair Shuttle uses a special pass that contains a round-trip (2 rides). State Fair Shuttle Passes may be purchased at Durham Station or on the State Fair Shuttle. You may also pay a cash fare. Exact change is required.

  • Children 0-12; FREE

  • Passenger 13 and older;  $5

  • Discounted Fare (for those eligible for reduced fare); $2.50

GoDurham ID, Medicare card, or government-issued identification is required for discounted or free fares. Multi-day pass or GoPasses will not be accepted. 

Monday-Saturday GoDurham Shuttle Schedule:

Beginning at 10 a.m., the shuttle will pick up from Durham Station every hour.


Sunday GoDurham Shuttle Schedule:

The shuttle departs Durham Station from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The last departure from the fairgrounds returning to Durham is at 7 p.m. Note that our service hours on Sunday have been expanded to 9 p.m., so unlike other years, you can take the last bus from the fair and connect to GoDurham bus routes.


Drop Off and Pick Up Location at the Fair

Fair shuttle bus riders will be dropped off and picked up at Gate 1 of the fairgrounds. 


You Can Also Take the GoTriangle Shuttle

What's the schedule for the GoTriangle shuttle? (The shuttle will use the Route 105 bus stop at RTC.)

GoTriangle Fair Shuttle Schedule