There are 8 ways to get from Durham to Nashville by bus, plane, train or car

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Line 700 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly  •  4 h 25 min

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

$142 - $324

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Nashville, TN

$64 - $100

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Train to Charlotte, fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Nashville (BNA) CLT - BNA

$155 - $362

Bus Pandora Bus  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Doraville, GA
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn 4700 / ...

$94 - $136

Bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1081
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn 4700 / ...

$70 - $169

Bus, train  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn

$92 - $226

Train, bus  •  18 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn

$125 - $333

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Durham to Nashville 519.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Nashville is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Nashville is to line 700 bus and fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham to Nashville. However, there are services departing from Durham, Nc and arriving at Nashville, Tn via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

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The distance between Durham and Nashville is 443 miles. The road distance is 519.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 51 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Durham to Nashville, including transfers.

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Durham to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Durham, Nc station.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Nashville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Durham to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Nashville is 1 h behind Durham. It is currently 3:55 PM in Durham and 2:55 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Nashville is 520 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to drive from Durham to Nashville.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Nashville Airport.

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  • Distance: 443 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

What companies run services between Durham, NC, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

You can take a bus from Durham to Nashville via Front St at Courtyard Marriott, Durham, NC, Doraville, GA, Doraville Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 11 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
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 Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 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
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 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 to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Doraville, GA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com
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 Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Durham, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Nashville, TN
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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