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There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Durham by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU

$84 - $378

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  14h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc 1041 / ...

$56 - $79

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly, line 700 bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$87 - $339

Train, train to New York JFK, fly, line 700 bus  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU
  4. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$101 - $390

Train to Philadelphia, fly, line 700 bus  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$78 - $513

Train  •  10h 13m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Station Carolinian

$80 - $230

Bus Wanda Coach  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Durham, NC Nyc

$69 - $72

Drive  •  8h 17m

  1. Drive from Newark to Durham 478.2 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Durham is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Durham is to fly which costs $80 - $380 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Durham. However, there are services departing from Ronald H. Brown St At Park St and arriving at Durham, Nc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Durham Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 13m.

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The distance between New Jersey and Durham is 375 miles. The road distance is 478.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Durham without a car is to train which takes 10h 13m and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from New Jersey to Durham, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New Jersey to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Durham is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs $80 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $230 and takes 10h 13m, you could also bus, which costs $68 - $72 and takes 11h 30m.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Durham.
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  • Distance: 375.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 31m

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Durham, NC, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Elizabeth to Durham hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $80 - $230 and the journey takes 10h 13m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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New Jersey to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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New Jersey to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Durham Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Durham is 478 miles. It takes approximately 8h 17m to drive from New Jersey to Durham.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 13m and costs $1 - $2.

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