There are 8 ways to get from Chicago to Durham (Station) by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus, bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MDW - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
  3. Take the bus from GoDurham Station to Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr

$148 - $433

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Bus via Columbus, Oh  •  22 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc

$84 - $250

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ORD - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
  3. Take the bus from GoDurham Station to Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr

$138 - $374

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) ORD - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc

$132 - $440

Bus  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc

$100 - $247

Train  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$166 - $458

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  30 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$180 - $503

Drive  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to Durham (Station) 781.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to Durham (Station). However, there are services departing from Chicago, IL and arriving at Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr via Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 20 min.

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The distance between Chicago and Durham (Station) is 621 miles. The road distance is 781.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Durham (Station) without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Chicago to Durham (Station), including transfers.

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Chicago to Durham (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Chicago, Il station.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Durham (Station) is to bus which takes 22 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 25 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Chicago to Durham (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Durham (Station) is 1 h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 11:56 AM in Chicago and 12:56 PM in Durham (Station).

Yes, the driving distance between Chicago to Durham (Station) is 782 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 29 min to drive from Chicago to Durham (Station).

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  • Distance: 620.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Durham (Station), NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Chicago to Durham (Station) via Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, Durham, Nc, and GoDurham Station in around 22 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chicago to Durham (Station) via Washington Union Station, Durham Amtrak, and GoDurham Station in around 25 h 26 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Train operators
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 Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 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
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
Bus from GoDurham Station to Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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 Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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

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There are 110+ hotels available in Durham (Station). Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago Midway Airport is to subway which takes 23 min and costs .

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