There are 9 ways to get from Baltimore to Durham by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly from Baltimore, line 700 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$91 - $248

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Train, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$31 - $48

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly, line 700 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$153 - $398

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 700 bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$159 - $445

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU

$150 - $680

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$43 - $100

Train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$60 - $160

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Durham, Nc 1051

$35 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Durham 297.9 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at Durham, Nc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Durham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 48 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Durham is 261 miles. The road distance is 297.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Durham without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Baltimore to Durham, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Durham is to bus which takes 7 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Baltimore to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Durham.
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  • Distance: 261.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Durham, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Baltimore to Durham via Richmond, Va in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Baltimore to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 48 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from PENN STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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Baltimore to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Durham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Durham is 298 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Baltimore to Durham.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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Book your Baltimore to Durham train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Baltimore to Durham bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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