Tar Heel Express


Service Alert: Tar Heel Express Service 

Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Tar Heel Express Service to the North Carolina versus North Carolina A&T Football Game

(Note: Shuttles will not operate from University Place, formerly University Mall, this year)

Chapel Hill Transit will provide Tar Heel Express shuttle service on Saturday, September 12, 2015, for the North Carolina football game against North Carolina A&T, scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. Shuttles will begin at 3:00 p.m. from the Friday Center and Airport Drive (103 Airport Drive, Chapel Hill) park and rides, and 4:30 p.m. from the Southern Village and Jones Ferry Road park and rides.

Shuttles will not operate from University Place (formerly University Mall) this year.  

Shuttles drop off and pick up on South Road at Carmichael Auditorium and Woolen gym. The shuttles will provide continuous and fully accessible service, running every 10 to 15 minutes between the park and rides and Kenan Stadium. The shuttles will operate for forty-five (45) minutes following the game. Shuttle rides are $5 for a round-trip or $3 for a one-way trip. Park and ride permits are not required during Tar Heel Express events.


Express bus service from Park and Ride lots to UNC-Chapel Hill and Downtown Chapel Hill is provided for UNC home football and basketball games. Service begins 1 1/2 to 3 hours before the scheduled start of an event.

Tar Heel Express service is $5 round-trip and $3 one-way.  A parking fee is not required.

NOTE: Tar Heel Express service will not operate from University Place (formerly University Mall).  




Post Game

Friday Center 3 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Airport Drive/UNC Facilities Lot 
(103 Airport Drive/UNC Facilities)
 3 hours prior to kick-off  1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Southern Village 1.5 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Jones Ferry Road 1.5 hours prior to kick-off 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min
Downtown (Carolina Coffee Shop) No Service 1.5 hours prior to tip-off  45 min


Prohibited Items at Kenan Stadium

Please Do Not Bring the following items on board CHT buses or to the Stadium:

  • Bags/Containers other than diaper bags
  • Alcohol
  • Weapons
  • Artificial Noise Makers
  • Coolers
  • Outside Food or Beverages
  • Lawn Chairs
  • Laser Pointers
  • Video Equipment
  • Cameras Larger than "box" Cameras
  • All bags are subject to inspection

Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of UNC Event Management.  Thank you for your cooperation!

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