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There are 8 ways to get from Germantown to Duke University by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station Carolinian / ...

$49 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham "Greyhound" / ...

$29 - $64

6 alternative options

Bus via Springfield  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Durham "Greyhound"

$37 - $63

Drive  •  4h 55m

  1. Drive from Germantown to Duke University 285.1 miles

$27 - $45

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Durham Station

$121 - $349

Line 100 bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Durham Station

$119 - $237

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU

$92 - $286

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Greensboro/High Point, line 2 bus, bus  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO
  4. Take the line 2 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot
  5. Take the bus from Greensboro to Durham

$169 - $385

Germantown to Duke University by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Germantown and Duke University is around 22h 23m and covers a distance of around 362 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 22h 23m. Operated by Maryland Transit, Amtrak and Go Triangle, the Germantown to Duke University service departs from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arrives in Duke University. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
22h 23m
Fastest journey time:
22h 23m
Journey distance:
362 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$49
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:17
Last service departs at:
08:17

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Germantown to Duke University train, walk and bus schedules

Germantown → Duke University
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The cheapest way to get from Germantown to Duke University is to drive which costs $27 - $45 and takes 4h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Germantown to Duke University is to drive. Taking this option will cost $27 - $45 and takes 4h 55m.

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The distance between Germantown and Duke University is 239 miles. The road distance is 285.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Duke University without a car is to train which takes 10h 40m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 10h 40m to get from Germantown to Duke University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Duke University is to train which takes 10h 40m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus via Springfield, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 11h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Duke University is 285 miles. It takes approximately 4h 55m to drive from Germantown to Duke University.

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

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Map of how to get from Germantown to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 238.8 miles
  • Duration: 10h 40m

What companies run services between Germantown, Montgomery County, MD, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

You can take a train from Germantown to Duke University via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, Raleigh Union Station, GoRaleigh Station, and Fulton St at Elder St in around 10h 40m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Springfield to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 20m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $7
More information at
Maryland Transit
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 Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Springfield to Durham
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Washington to Durham
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Greensboro to Durham
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$29 - $45
Megabus
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Durham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from SHADY GROVE & station to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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