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There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Philadelphia, line 700 bus, bus  •  5 h 1 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
  3. Take the bus from GoDurham Station to Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr

$73 - $476

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Bus  •  11 h 12 min

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

$54 - $126

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Train to Baltimore, fly  •  5 h 40 min

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

$174 - $471

Train to Newark, fly  •  6 h 8 min

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

$112 - $442

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 29 min

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

$189 - $492

Train  •  9 h 25 min

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

$74 - $196

Drive  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) 398 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is to fly and line 700 bus and bus which costs $70 - $480 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Durham (Station). However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr via Richmond, Va and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 12 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Durham (Station) is 342 miles. The road distance is 398 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) without a car is to train which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station), including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Durham (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is to train which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $70 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 11 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 28 min.

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Philadelphia to Durham (Station) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Durham (Station).
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  • Distance: 341.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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 Richmond, Va and GoDurham Station in around 11 h 12 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 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Durham Amtrak Station
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
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Philadelphia, Pa to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Durham (Station) is 398 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to drive from Philadelphia to Durham (Station).

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Durham (Station). Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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