city in Alamance and Guilford counties, North Carolina, United States

Burlington is in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina.


Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Burlington is about 35 miles from the Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro and about 48 miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport in the Research Triangle.

By carEdit

Burlington is on I-85/I-40, east of Greensboro and west of Durham and Hillsborough.

By busEdit

PART route 4 connects Burlington with Chapel Hill and Greensboro, with connecting service to other cities, for $2.50 one-way. Buses only run on weekdays and not very frequently, so plan ahead.

By trainEdit

Amtrak's Carolinian and Piedmont trains connect Burlington with Greensboro, High Point, Raleigh, Charlotte, New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Richmond, and other cities. The Amtrak station is at 101 North Main Street.

Get aroundEdit

By busEdit

Link Transit provides local bus service.


Old Mill Dam at Cedarock Park
  • 1 Cedarock Park, 4242 R Dean Coleman Rd, +1 336 570-6759. 8AM-6PM daily; stays open later depending on the season. County park and nature preserve south of town situated along the banks of Rock Creek. Inside the park is the Cedarock Historical Farm which showcases 19th century farm life. There is also an old dam often mistaken for a waterfall.
  • 2 Alamance Battleground, 5803 N.C. 62 S, +1 336-227-4785, . Tuesday-Saturday 9AM-5PM. Site of a 1771 battle between a group of local farmers and British forces, a prelude to the Revolutionary War. Free.    




  • 1 Zack's Hotdogs, 201 W Davis St (at S Worth St), +1 336 226-4746. M-Th 6:30AM-10PM, F-Sa 6:30AM-11PM. Hot dog and hamburger restaurant that has been in operation since 1928. They also offer a breakfast menu.




Free public wifi is available downtown.

Go nextEdit

Routes through Burlington
CharlotteGreensboro  W   E  DurhamRaleigh
Winston-SalemGreensboro  W   E  HillsboroughDurham
DurhamHillsborough  N   S  GreensboroCharlotte
LexingtonGreensboro  W   E  HillsboroughDurham

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