There are 7 ways to get from Durham to Charlottesville by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...

$34 - $77

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Train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$60 - $138

Bus, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 1083 / ...
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$47 - $116

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Charlottesville 221.2 miles

$21 - $35

Fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlottesville (CHO) RDU - CHO

$184 - $846

Line 700 bus, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 700 bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$89 - $276

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak

$161 - $429

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Durham to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Charlottesville is to drive which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between Durham and Charlottesville is 229 km. The road distance is 354 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Durham to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Durham, Nc and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Durham to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Durham Amtrak and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak via Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Durham, NC, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Durham to Charlottesville via Richmond, Va in around 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Durham to Charlottesville via Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak in around 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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