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

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Bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 1041 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$51 - $61

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Bus via Columbia & Rosemary  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot 4
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$44 - $50

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock

$147 - $250

Bus via Charlotte  •  7h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock

$129 - $229

Drive  •  3h 11m

  1. Drive from Durham to Blowing Rock 174.6 miles

$17 - $25

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) RDU - TRI
  2. Drive from Tri-Cities Regional to Blowing Rock

$161 - $867

Fly to Charlotte, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT) RDU - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock

$304 - $541

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The cheapest way to get from Durham to Blowing Rock is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Durham to Blowing Rock is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 11m.

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The distance between Durham and Blowing Rock is 156 miles. The road distance is 174.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Durham to Blowing Rock without a car is to bus which takes 5h 17m and costs $50 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Durham to Blowing Rock, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 48m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Durham to Blowing Rock is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 11m to drive from Durham to Blowing Rock.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.

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There are 176+ hotels available in Blowing Rock. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Durham to Blowing Rock.
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  • Distance: 156.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Durham, NC, USA and Blowing Rock, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Durham to Blowing Rock via Greensboro, Nc and Boone in around 5h 17m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tri-Cities Regional via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tri-Cities Regional via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tri-Cities Regional via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
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 Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$29 - $45
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Blowing Rock
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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