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If you have Medicaid, call your local DSS office to arrange for Medicaid transportation to your medical appointments.

Local public transportation and bus schedules

Chapel Hill Transit

Orange Public Transit

Triangle Transit Authority (GO Triangle) has several bus routes serving UNC from Durham, Orange, Chatham and Wake counties.

Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) has several buses a day serving UNC from Guilford and Alamance counties. Telephone number: (336) 883-7278

The American Cancer Society’s “Road to Recovery” program may be able to provide some assistance with volunteer drivers and/or information on other transportation resources specific to your area/zip code. Telephone number: 1-800-227-2345

Additional resources

Air Care Alliance offers a central listing of free transportation services provided by volunteer pilots and charitable aviation groups.

Air Charity Network coordinates free air transportation for children and adults in need through various organizations around the United States.

Along Comes Hope® provides support for the families of children with cancer, through financial assistance with travel for treatment, creative emotional support programs, and advocacy to promote policy changes, awareness, and education.

Angel Flight East: Angel Flight East is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the community by facilitating free air transportation for children and adults with medical conditions who need to get to treatment far from home.

The Corporate Angel Network arranges free air transportation for people with cancer traveling to treatment using empty seats on private and corporate jets.

LifeLine Pilots facilitate free air transportation through volunteer pilots for financially distressed passengers with medical and humanitarian needs.

Mercy Medical Angels offers free or low-cost transportation for medical evaluation, diagnosis, or treatment.

PALS (Patient AirLift Services) arranges free air transportation for people for medical diagnosis, treatment, or follow-up who cannot afford or are unable to fly commercially.