Greensboro Transportation Station

Transportation Station in Greensboro; credit Visit North Carolina

Greensboro Transportation


Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI) is a regional airport, so don’t expect many long-distance flights. For those, you are better off flying to Raleigh-Durham Airport, then rent a car, or take a shuttle or Uber ride to Greensboro.

Car Rentals at PTI Airport include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Taxis from the airport to downtown Winston-Salem cost around $40, and to downtown Greensboro, they cost between $20-25. Shuttle by PTI Airport Transportation (877-796-5466), costs $30 to Winston-Salem and $20 to Downtown Greensboro.

Train Station

Greensboro’s restored Galyon Transportation Center at 236 East Washington Street hosts these daily Amtrak trains:

Piedmont/Carolinian: NYC-Philadelphia-DC-Raleigh-Greensboro-Charlotte
Crescent: NYC-Philadelphia-DC-Greensboro-Charlotte-Atlanta-New Orleans

Charlotte-Greensboro-Raleigh-Richmond-Washington is a U.S. High Speed Rail Corridor designated for upgrade to at least 110 mph Amtrak service. Tracks are being incrementally upgraded those cities as you read this page.

Rapid Transit

Winston-Salem Connector provides a shuttle service between downtown Winston-Salem and Greensboro Gaylon Transportation Center. Free parking is available in spaces marked for Winston-Salem Amtrak Connector customers in the One West Fourth Street parking deck at Liberty and West Fourth streets (entrance is on Liberty Street).

Freeways & Tollways

Greensboro Freeway Network is small, but appropriate for its population in the Metro Area. The freeways can be clogged with rush-hour traffic, but not at the scale of Charlotte. Freeway names are:

40 East –West Interstate Freeway
77 North – South Interstate Freeway
52 Winston-Salem to pints north State Freeway
73 Greensboro to points south Interstate Freeway under construction
85 Charlotte – Greensboro Freeway


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