There are 5 ways to get from Charlotte to Durham by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

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

$35 - $85

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Bus  •  3 h

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

$15 - $50

3 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Durham 142.1 miles

$13 - $21

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

$215 - $368

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) CLT - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$199 - $970

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Durham is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Durham is to drive which costs $13 - $21 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Durham is 122 miles. The road distance is 142.1 miles.

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The train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak takes 2 h 31 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Durham, Nc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Durham Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Durham, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Durham 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 Durham hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h. Megabus also services this route once daily.

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
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

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