Transportation Options

On-Campus options

Niner Transit

Fare-free campus bus service that runs seven days a week with four different lines and connects to light rail and Charlotte Area Transit (CATS). Use UNCC NextRide to access transit and paratransit locations, arrival estimates and schedules via NextRide's website, mobile app (Android & iOS) and text messaging.

Niner Transit

Paratransit

Niner Paratransit provides disability transport for those with mobility impairments who register for the service. 

Paratransit

Lynx light rail

The Charlotte Area Transit (CATS) All-Access Transit Pass is included in the Transportation Miscellaneous Service Charge student fee. Students show their 49er Card to access LYNX light rail and CATS buses without having to pay a fare. Faculty and staff must purchase the CATS All-Access Transit Pass or pay a fare to ride light rail and CATS buses.

Buy All-Access Pass

Charlotte Wheels bike rental

Charlotte Wheels offers short-term bike rentals for affordable prices. 100 Gotcha™ bikes are located in bike hubs across campus. Bicycle lockers are also available for rental to store your personal bike.

Charlotte Wheels

Zipcar

Zipcar U™ offers qualified drivers (ages 18+) vehicles to rent at a low hourly or daily rate. Prices include gas and insurance. 

Zipcar

Commuting options

Amtrak

Charlotte's Amtrak station is located at 1914 North Tryon Street. CATS route 11 is the public transit bus that goes from campus to the Amtrak station. 

Amtrak

ShareTheRideNC

ShareTheRideNC is a free carpool matching program for commuters. 

ShareTheRideNC

Intercity Bus

Sunway charters a daily bus from the Charlotte Greyhound station at 601 W. Trade Street. The Mountaineer North/South starts in Charlotte and stops in Gastonia, Lincolnton, Newton, Lenoir and Boone. 

Transportation overview

Check out a video overview of all on-campus transportation options.