There are 7 ways to get from Chicago to North Carolina State University 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago Midway  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MDW - RDU

$144 - $427

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center Ssl
  2. Take the bus from Gary, IN to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc

$93 - $251

5 alternative options

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ORD - RDU

$134 - $368

Bus  •  24 h 10 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  •  24 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$161 - $448

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  30 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$175 - $493

Drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Chicago to North Carolina State University 805.6 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago to North Carolina State University is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 55 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chicago to North Carolina State University is to fly which costs $140 - $430 and takes 3 h 48 min.

More details

The distance between Chicago and North Carolina State University is 643 miles. The road distance is 805.6 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Chicago to North Carolina State University, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Chicago to North Carolina State University. However, there are services departing from Chicago, Il and arriving at Hillsborough St at Gardner St via Toledo, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 10 min.

More details

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and North Carolina State University, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Chicago to North Carolina State University every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to North Carolina State University via Toledo, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, Durham, Nc, GoDurham Station, and Hillsborough St at Gardner St in around 24 h 10 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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 Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
South Shore Line
Phone
+1 219-926-5744
Website
nictd.com
Train from Van Buren St. to Gary Metro Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $8
Schedules at
nictd.com
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 Chicago, Il to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 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

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