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There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Research Triangle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  2h 51m

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

$80 - $372

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Bus Megabus  •  12h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Washington Newark
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$47 - $73

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU

$83 - $461

Fly from New York JFK  •  3h 45m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU

$97 - $510

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU

$141 - $660

Train  •  10h 31m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Raleigh Union Station Carolinian / ...

$80 - $215

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$58 - $79

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Newark to Research Triangle 487.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Research Triangle is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 12h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Research Triangle is to fly which costs $80 - $380 and takes 2h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Research Triangle. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at RDU Airport at Terminal 1 via Washington, GoDurham Station and Regional Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 11m.

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The distance between Newark and Research Triangle is 421 miles. The road distance is 487.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Research Triangle without a car is to train which takes 10h 31m and costs $80 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2h 51m to get from Newark to Research Triangle, including transfers.

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Newark to Research Triangle bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Research Triangle is to fly which takes 2h 51m and costs $80 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $220 and takes 10h 31m, you could also bus, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 12h 11m.

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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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Newark to Research Triangle bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Durham, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Research Triangle.
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  • Distance: 420.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 51m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Research Triangle, NC, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Newark to Research Triangle hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Research Triangle twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $220 and the journey takes 9h 24m.

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 56m
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 to Friday
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 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 36m
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 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
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.

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 Newark, Nj to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Research Triangle is 488 miles. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Newark to Research Triangle.

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

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There are 218+ hotels available in Research Triangle. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11m and costs $1 - $2.

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