Trolleys and Buses

Amtrak's Thruway buses depart from the nearby Morehead City Train Depot, 1001 Arendell Street at 10:10 AM arriving at the Amtrak Train Station in Wilson, NC, at 1:27 PM with stops in Havelock, New Bern, and Greenville. It departs Wilson at 2:45 PM and arrives in Morehead City at 5:57 PM. For ticket information call 1-800-USA-RAIL. Although it does not originate in Atlantic Beach, the Greyhound bus service does exist to and from the neighboring towns of New Bern and Jacksonville. Carteret County does not offer public bus service or trolleys. If you are not traveling by private car, call a taxi or limousine.

Morehead City Train Depot
1001 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC
(800) USA-RAIL

Amtrak's Thruway buses serve Morehead City, connecting passengers to the Amtrak train station in Wilson.  A bus departs daily from the Morehead City Train Depot, 1001 Arendell St., at 10:10 a.m.  It will stop in Havelock, New Bern and Greenville, and arrive in Wilson at 1:27 p.m.  A bus from Wilson leaves...more about Amtrak

3820 Bridges St
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 240-1043

Available to all citizens and guests of Carteret County, CCATS, is an accessible public transportation. Whether you need a ride to and from work, to or from medical appointments, or anywhere in and around Carteret County, this county bus service is available for you. There is a fee for each rider...more about Carteret County Area Transportation System CCATS

By Air

Airports

Wilmington International Airport Morehead City Getting Here, Getting Around
1740 Airport Blvd.
Wilmington, NC
(910) 341-4125

Serving southeastern North Carolina, the Wilmington International Airport (ILM) is located off of 23rd street, 2 miles north of Market Street.  Conveniently located only 5 minutes from downtown Wilmington and approximately 20 minutes from Wrightsville Beach, ILM provides commercial air service through Delta and American.  Specializing in southern hospitality, ILM offers...more about Wilmington International Airport

264 Albert J. Ellis Airport Rd.
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-1100

Commercial air service to the Crystal Coast is available from the Albert J. Ellis Airport, 20 miles northwest of Jacksonville off U.S. Highway 111 toward Richlands. It is the closest airport to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville. The airport offers flights each day to Charlotte, Atlanta and Washington D.C....more about Albert J. Ellis Airport

200 Terminal Dr.
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 638-8591

Coastal Carolina Regional Airport in New Bern, N.C. serves the citizens of and visitors to Craven, Carteret, Jones, and Pamlico Counties. From New Bern (EWN), USAirways and Delta Airlines offer daily flights to Charlotte and Atlanta. A self-check kiosk and 24-hour reservation hotline services reduce advance arrival times. Lines are short...more about Coastal Carolina Regional Airport

180 Airport Rd.
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-2323

The Crystal Coast's sole airport, located in Beaufort, offers only chartered or private aircraft service. A modern facility open from 8:00 AM to dusk everyday, it is one of the busiest municipal airports in North Carolina. The fixed-base operator is Southern Air which handles all fueling, rentals, flight instruction, charters and sightseeing flights....more about Michael J. Smith Field - Airport

Exits 284B or 285
Morrisville, NC
(919) 840-2123

Raleigh-Durham (RDU) is the major international airport serving North Carolina. RDU is a three-hour drive from the Crystal Coast. The airport is a major hub for domestic and international travelers and is served by numerous carriers and regional carriers. Car rentals, shuttle buses and a variety of parking options are available...more about Raleigh-Durham International Airport

By Sea

Ferries

Visitors Center
Harkers Island, NC
(252) 728-7433

The National Park Service offers ferry service from Beaufort, NC, to Harkers Island, NC, through Island Express Ferry. The ferry operates seven days a week, departing in Beaufort from Town docks on Front Street and at the Visitor Center in Harkers Island. The Harkers Island Visitor Center, where there are exhibits...more about Island Express Ferry

 
 
 
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