Order and Download Maps and Publications

NCDOT produces a number of publications regarding North Carolina’s transportation system, including maps, charts and other reference materials. Most publications are available free of charge.

Click on the links below to find out more and/or to order copies. For further assistance, contact our Customer Service Office.

State Transportation Map

State Transportation Map The state transportation map is the department's most popular publication. The map features the state's extensive highway system, as well as important safety information.

Request a free map online or download a digital copy. Maps are also available at North Carolina Welcome Centers and Rest Areas,
or by calling 1-800 VISIT NC.

Aeronautical Chart

Aeronautical Chart As a reference for North Carolina's 14,000 registered pilots, NCDOT publishes the Aeronautical Chart. About 45,000 copies of this chart are printed each year and distributed to pilots by the Aviation Division. You can request a free copy online or call the Division of Aviation at (919) 840-0112.

Bicycle Maps

Bicycle Maps North Carolina is an ideal place to bicycle tour. A combination of factors provides an exciting touring experience for any type of cyclist. For maps of unique routes across the state, click here.

Ferry Schedule

Ferry Publications The Communications Office also produces a number of publications promoting our state's ferry system -- the second largest in the nation. To download a free copy of the ferry schedule, click here. You may also visit the ferry division's Web site at www.ncferry.org for more information or call 1-800-BYFERRY (1-800- 293-3779). Click here to make ferry reservations online.

NC Scenic Byways

NC Scenic Byways NCDOT has designated 51 scenic byways throughout the mountains, piedmont and coastal plain. These byways are described in an attractive, 173-page book, titled North Carolina's Scenic Byways, which has been reviewed by The New York Times.

NC Rest Area System

NC Rest Area System Looking for a rest area or Welcome Center in North Carolina? Check out this free guide.

Train Schedules

Train Schedules View schedules for the popular Carolinian and Piedmont trains as well as other Amtrak trains making stops through North Carolina and get information about ticket prices, train features and suggested destinations.

N.C. Coastal Boating Guide

The N.C. Coastal Boating Guide is produced by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission to publicize coastal boating attractions and provide information regarding resources such as marinas, ferry services, lodging and boat launching.

GIS & Mapping Resources:

Geographic Information Systems Unit (GIS)

(GIS) The North Carolina Department of Transportation Geographic Information Systems (GIS) unit provides geographic information and services, including data, reports, downloads and software tools for the NCDOT.

Mapping Section

The Mapping Section provides information and maps of the NCDOT state maintained highway system, which are vital to administrative, planning, operational, and maintenance staff in enhancing NC’s transportation network.