Transportation & Parking

To/from RDU airport

Embassy Suites Crabtree operates complimentary shuttle to and from the airport on request every day between 7am to 11pm. To avail the shuttle from the airport, please call 919-881-0000. If you do not have a US phone, you can go to the airport information desk at the baggage claim level and request them to make a call to the hotel on your behalf. Once a shuttle starts from the hotel, it takes between 20 to 30 minutes to reach airport terminals, depending on the traffic. The shuttle makes stops at both terminal 1 and terminal 2 at the designated space for hotel/motel shuttle. The shuttles are both white and say Embassy Suites Raleigh Crabtree. Please note that there are at least two other Embassy Suites in the area so please make sure that you board the shuttle for Embassy Suites Crabtree only.

On our special request Embassy Suites Crabtree will run scheduled service between 3pm and 7pm on Sunday, June 21. The pick up time from the airport will be approximately 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm and 7:00pm. For arrival outside this time or on any other day between 7am and 11pm, please call the hotel at 919-881-0000.

If you want to take a cab, please proceed to the left as you exit the baggage claim area in terminal 2. The cost of a ride to Embassy Suites Crabtree should be within $40.

Many rental car companies are also available near the airport terminal and they run free shuttles from the terminals to their facilities.


Shuttle bus between hotel and conference site

Monday June 22 (3 buses, seating 44)
Hotel pick up at 8:00am to SAS Hall
Pick up from SAS Hall 5:30pm back to the hotel

Tuesday June 23 (3 buses, seating 44)
Hotel pick up 8:15am to SAS Hall
Pick up from SAS Hall 5:30pm back to the hotel

Wednesday June 24 (3 buses, seating 44)
Hotel pick up 8:15am to SAS Hall
Pick up from SAS Hall 5:30pm back to the hotel

Thursday June 25 (3 buses, seating 44)
Hotel pick up 8:15am to SAS Hall
Pick up from SAS Hall 5:30pm back to the hotel
Buses wait at the hotel
People deposit bag, refresh, change dress, etc. as they wish, bring partner if applicable
From hotel pick up again at 6:30-6:45pm for NC Museum of Art
Pick up from NC Museum of Art at 10:00pm to the hotel

Friday June 26 (3 buses, seating 44)
Hotel pick up 8:15am to SAS Hall
Pick up from SAS Hall 12:15pm
one bus goes to the airport, one goes to the hotel, repeat as necessary


Parking

Only a limited parking spaces on first come first serve basis may be available at SAS Hall Parking lot or at nearly lots by paying at the parking gate on Stinson Drive near SAS Hall. A plenty of parking spaces are available in the paid parking lot portion (bottom floor) of Reynolds Coliseum Parking Deck (see map below), which is a short walk from SAS Hall (walk through the tunnel under the rail line as shown in the map). In both cases parking charges are $5 per day and can be paid by credit or debit cards only (no cash accepted).

If anybody has a handicap parking permission and needs to find a parking spot in SAS Hall parking lot, please e-mail Statistics Department Receptionist Alison McCoy (amccoy AT ncsu DOT edu) to request a prior parking permit. Alison will send a link for a prepayment procedure which should be completed as soon as possible and prior to coming to NCSU to print out a parking permit online. Please send such a request only if you have a handicap parking permit, which needs to be displayed while parking in any handicap parking spot.


Public bus routes

Route 6 runs from Crabtree to Raleigh downtown. Detailed real-time schedule and route information is available here.