There are 7 ways to get from Chapel Hill to Washington by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 800 bus, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from S Columbia St at Carrington Hall to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA

$91 - $240

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Durham to Washington via Fayetteville

$27 - $43

5 alternative options

Line 800 bus, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from S Columbia St at Carrington Hall to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$97 - $284

Line 800 bus, fly to Baltimore, train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from S Columbia St at Carrington Hall to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$144 - $401

Bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$38 - $93

Train  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Carolinian

$59 - $157

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Chapel Hill to Washington 271.6 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chapel Hill to Washington is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chapel Hill to Washington is to line 800 bus and fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $90 - $240.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Washington is 376 km. The road distance is 435 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Chapel Hill to Washington, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chapel Hill to Washington. However, there are services departing from E Franklin St at Coffee Shop and arriving at Washington via Durham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Chapel Hill, NC, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Chapel Hill to Washington once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chapel Hill to Washington once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from S Columbia St at Carrington Hall to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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