There are 4 ways to get from New York to Durham by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wallingford Amtrak Northeast Regional

$127 - $255

Cheapest option

Train, line 215 bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the line 215 bus from Church St and Chapel St to Center St and N Colony Rd 215

$76 - $116

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$146 - $294

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from New York to Durham 100.9 miles

$9 - $15

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Durham is 86 miles. The road distance is 100.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Durham without a car is to train which takes 2 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from New York to Durham, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Durham is 101 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from New York to Durham.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Durham.
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  • Distance: 86.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Durham, CT, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Wallingford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to Center St and N Colony Rd
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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