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There are 7 ways to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington

$29 - $48

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$40 - $97

Train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Washington Union Station Carolinian

$59 - $157

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Durham (Station) to Bethesda 266.1 miles

$26 - $40

Bus, line 700 bus, fly to Reagan Washington, subway  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr to GoDurham Station
  2. Take the line 700 bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
  3. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  4. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$95 - $247

Bus, line 700 bus, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr to GoDurham Station
  2. Take the line 700 bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
  3. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD
  4. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
  5. Take the subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station

$101 - $294

Bus, line 700 bus, fly to Baltimore, train, subway  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr to GoDurham Station
  2. Take the line 700 bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
  3. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  4. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  5. Take the subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station

$148 - $408

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The cheapest way to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Durham (Station) to Bethesda. However, there are services departing from Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr and arriving at Fort Dr & Nebraska Ave via Durham, NC and Massachusetts Ave Ne & Columbus Cir Ne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Durham (Station) and Bethesda is 228 miles. The road distance is 266.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $29 - $50.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda, including transfers.

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Durham (Station) to Bethesda bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Durham, NC station.

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The best way to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda is to bus which takes 7 h 37 min and costs $29 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 8 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Durham (Station) to Bethesda bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington station.

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Map of how to get from Durham (Station) to Bethesda.
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  • Distance: 228.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Durham (Station), NC, USA and Bethesda, MD, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Durham (Station) to Bethesda 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Durham (Station) to Bethesda once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT NORTH station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to FARRAGUT WEST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from UNION STATION station to BETHESDA station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham (Station) to Bethesda is 266 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Durham (Station) to Bethesda.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Bethesda. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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