There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly from Philadelphia, line 700 bus  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$71 - $473

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Philadelphia to Durham via Fayetteville

$35 - $50

8 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU

$172 - $468

Train to Newark, fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU

$110 - $439

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Jefferson Station to West Trenton
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) TTN - RDU

$101 - $248

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU

$187 - $489

Train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$70 - $200

Bus, Megabus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc 3005 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington to Durham via Fayetteville

$44 - $84

Bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$52 - $123

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) 397.6 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is to Megabus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 10 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is to fly and line 700 bus which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $70 - $480.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Durham (Station) is 549 km. The road distance is 636 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Philadelphia and arriving at Durham. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Durham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Durham (Station), NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) via Washington, Dc and Washington in around 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
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 8 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 58 min
Frequency
Once 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
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 Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to Durham
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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