There are 5 ways to get from Duke University to Richmond by bus, train, 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.

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Richmond

$18 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082

$22 - $53

Train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak Carolinian

$107 - $293

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Duke University to Richmond 157.5 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Richmond (RIC) RDU - RIC

$147 - $761

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The cheapest way to get from Duke University to Richmond is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Duke University to Richmond is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Duke University to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Flowers Dr at Duke Garden and arriving at Richmond via Durham, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Duke University and Richmond is 136 miles. The road distance is 157.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Duke University to Richmond without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $18 - $29.

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It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Duke University to Richmond, including transfers.

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Duke University to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Durham, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Duke University to Richmond is to bus which takes 4 h 14 min and costs $18 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $300 and takes 7 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $800 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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Map of how to get from Duke University to Richmond.
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  • Distance: 135.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Duke University to Richmond 4 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Duke University to Richmond once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 37 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Richmond via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Durham Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
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 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

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