There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Duke University by plane, bus, train 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

Fly from Philadelphia, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. PHL - RDU

$72 - $474

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  10 h 39 min

  1. via Fayetteville

$40 - $53

7 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 41 min

  1. BWI - RDU

$172 - $465

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 11 min

  1. EWR - RDU

$110 - $439

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly  •  4 h 38 min

  1. TTN - RDU

$101 - $248

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. DCA - RDU

$187 - $489

Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Carolinian

$74 - $196

Bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. 3005 / ...
  2. 1019 / ...

$60 - $141

Drive  •  7 h 2 min

  1. 399.8 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Duke University twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Duke University via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Durham, Nc, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Garden in around 9 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Flowers Dr at Duke Garden
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Duke University is 550 km. The road distance is 640 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Duke University is to Megabus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 10 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Duke University is to fly and line 700 bus and line 6 bus which takes 4 h 1 min and costs $70 - $480.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Duke University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Garden via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia to Duke University, including transfers.