There are 6 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Durham by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 700 bus  •  4 h 38 min

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

$127 - $289

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Bus Megabus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$53 - $79

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Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) PIT - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$221 - $1,021

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc

$74 - $177

Train  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Durham Amtrak Carolinian

$107 - $282

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Durham 482.9 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Durham. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, PA and arriving at Durham, NC via Washington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Pittsburgh to Durham. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh Amtrak and arriving at Durham Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 27 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Durham is 315 miles. The road distance is 482.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Durham without a car is to bus which takes 13 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Pittsburgh to Durham, including transfers.

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Pittsburgh to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Pittsburgh, Pa station.

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Pittsburgh to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Pittsburgh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Durham is to bus which takes 13 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Pittsburgh to Durham bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Durham.
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  • Distance: 314.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 38 min

What companies run services between Pittsburgh, PA, USA and Durham, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Durham via Washington DC and Washington in around 13 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Pittsburgh to Durham via Washington Union Station in around 15 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Fayetteville Municipal via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Washington Union Station to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Pittsburgh, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Pittsburgh to Durham train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Durham Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Durham is 483 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Pittsburgh to Durham.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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Book your Pittsburgh to Durham bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 111+ hotels available in Durham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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