Fayetteville Transportation

Fayetteville is the largest city in North Carolina located on I-95 which is the major north/south interstate artery on the east coast. Fayetteville is exactly halfway between New York City and Miami, Florida and is located one hour south of the Raleigh-Durham metro. Greater Fayetteville is accessible off I-95 from exits 40 through 65. The exit numbers correspond to the distance from South Carolina.

In addition to being the most convenient location off I-95, Fayetteville boasts a broad network of highways that connect the city with other metro areas in the state. Wilmington is a short drive from Fayetteville via NC 87 South. Taking NC 87 North will bring you into Greensboro. To visit Charlotte from Fayetteville, simply take US 401South to US 74 West, which brings you into the heart of the Charlotte.

Fayetteville Regional Airport serves a 12-county area in the Sandhills of southern North Carolina, along the I-95 corridor. Fayetteville Regional Airport is serviced by two airlines: US Airways, with daily service to its Charlotte, NC hub and ASA, the Delta Connection, with daily service to its Atlanta hub.

Amtrak serves Fayetteville with two daily trains, the Silver Palm and the Silver Meteor. Both trains operate north-south between New York City and Florida. Connecting trains also serve Boston, Chicago, New Orleans and Los Angeles.

More than thirty buses to all points stop in Fayetteville daily. The station is located at 324 Person St.

The Fayetteville Area System of Transit is a City of Fayetteville department. The system serves areas that lie within the city's municipal boundaries. It operates 10 routes and travels 733,605 revenue miles annually. It serves 1,003,000 riders annually. All of the fixed-route buses are wheelchair lift equipped to serve the disabled community. All of the buses are radio equipped to facilitate uninterrupted service and safety. All of the buses will be equipped in 2001 with surveillance cameras for added safety.