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