Travel Information

Getting To Pinehurst

Airport Services

The most convenient way to fly into Pinehurst is via Raleigh-Durham International (RDU). The resort offers Airport Shuttle Service to RDU available during peak hours. Please note that ride share services are very limited from Pinehurst to RDU.

Top of the hour Pick Up at RDU:
7 a.m. to 9 p.m., $100 per person one-way

Top of the hour departure from The Carolina Hotel:
5 a.m. to 7 p.m., $100 per person one-way

To schedule airport transportation, call (910) 235-8465


Airport Shuttle Policy:
Top-of-the-hour Airport Shuttle Service operates on a reservation basis only during peak hours indicated. Private airport transportation is available during off-peak hours. Please provide 72 hours advance notice to guarantee a reservation. Full rate applies to day-of-travel cancellations or no-shows.

If your arrival is delayed, please call 910.235.8465 to check availability of service for your new arrival time. If we do not have service available to coincide with your new arrival time, at your request, we will provide names and phone numbers of other services that provide transportation from RDU to Pinehurst Resort. All charges associated with delays, including but not limited to cancellations, no shows, airport shuttle changes or alternate transportation service, are at the expense of the traveler.

Private Airport Transportation

Private Airport Transportation is available from Raleigh Durham (RDU), Fayetteville (FAY) or Greensboro (GSO) airports at the following rates:

1-2 passengers, $350 plus 18% gratuity  |  Each additional passenger, $125 plus 18% gratuity

Private Shuttle Policy: Please provide 24 hours advance notice for cancellations. Day-of-travel cancellations including no shows incur full rate charge. Should your arrival be delayed, please notify us immediately at 910-235-8465. If you are delayed more than one hour beyond your reserved pick up time, a wait time fee of $50 per hour will apply.

Quotes for Charlotte available upon request.

From Moore County Airport (KSOP)

Private planes often route through Moore County Airport (KSOP), just a short 15-minute drive from the resort, is the “Gateway to the Home of American Golf.”  The premier general aviation jetport welcomes pilots and passengers to a destination that is rich in history, tradition, and true southern hospitality. The airport offers a full range of amenities and services for private aircraft, and provides flight training, aircraft maintenance and charter flight services. The airfield is open 24/7 and airport terminal operating hours are 8:00am to 8:00pm. The current runway is 6502 feet long and is 150 feet wide, accommodating aircraft sizes up to a Boeing 737. 

Shuttle service from SOP is available at the following rates:

1 or 2 passengers, $25
3 to 8 passengers, $50

1 or 2 passengers, $80 plus 18% gratuity
Up to 8 passengers, $160 plus 18% gratuity

Reservations for all airport services require 72 hours advance notice to ensure availability.

Learn more about on-property shuttles and parking

Access driving directions

Golf Bag & Luggage Shipping

Get to the resort faster, stay longer and save on car rental costs by shipping your clubs directly to Pinehurst. Partnered with Ship Sticks, we are proud to offer our guests a seamless door-to-door shipping service both to and from the resort. All bags will be delivered to The Carolina Hotel and held in storage until your arrival. For further details on the service or to receive a quote, visit