There are 6 ways to get from Charlotte to Duke University by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$37 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Durham

$17 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc 1082 / ...

$22 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Duke University 139.9 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CLT - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
  3. Take the line 6 bus from GoDurham Station to Flowers Dr at Duke Garden

$217 - $371

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) CLT - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Durham, Nc
  4. Take the line 6 bus from GoDurham Station to Flowers Dr at Duke Garden

$201 - $973

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Duke University is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Duke University is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Duke University is 120 miles. The road distance is 139.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Charlotte to Duke University, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Duke University. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Garden via GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Duke University 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlotte to Duke University hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
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
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Flowers Dr at Duke Garden
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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