Bus Stops & Routes
bus stops & routes
Hillsborough Street offers bus service on three main lines: The Wolfline (university service), CAT (city service), and TTA (regional service). Some stops along the street serve one bus line, whereas other stops serve all three lines. The guide below provides an introduction to the options. For a visual alternative, visit the Interactive Parking & Transportation Map.
- Wolfline (NCSU | University Bus Service)
The Wolfline connects Main Campus to Centennial Campus, Centennial Biomedical Campus, two park-and-ride lots, and residential areas in the vicinity of NC State. The busses are free to the public, and they require no pass or ID to board. Wolfline busses operate every day classes are in session as well as during exams. In addition to regular day and night service, Wolfline operates the Red Terror service, sponsored by Student Government, to home football and basketball games. Wolfline also operates the Wolfprowl service, connecting Main Campus to the Glenwood South area and CAT's R-line downtown circulator route. Trips can be planned at gotriangle.org.
- CAT (Capital Area Transit | City Bus Service)
CAT service connects the Moore Square Bus Station in downtown Raleigh to the entire Raleigh Area. Routes 4 and 12 make stops along Hillsborough Street, providing service to Rex Hospital, Crabtree Valley Mall, Meredith College, Peace College, and Seaboard Station, among others. Students, faculty, and staff of NC State can ride CAT busses free with a GoPass, which can be obtained through NCSU Transportation. Fare for regular riders is $1 per trip. Some CAT busses are equipped to transport bicycles as well. Trips can be planned at gotriangle.org.
- TTA (Triangle Transit Authority | Regional Bus Service)
TTA service connects Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Apex, Chapel Hill, and the Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). Routes 100 (Raleigh-Airport-RTC), 105 (Raleigh-RTC), DRX (Durham-Raleigh Express), and CRX (Chapel Hill-Raleigh Express) make stops along Hillsborough Street. Students, faculty, and staff of NC State can ride TTA busses free with a GoPass, which can be obtained through NCSU Transportation. Fare for regular riders is $2 per trip ($2.50 for express service). Trips can be planned at gotriangle.org.