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There are 10 ways to get from Providence to Duke University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Providence to Raleigh/Durham  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PVD - RDU

$128 - $271

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Bus EastWest Bus  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St Pandora Bus

$68 - $78

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Train to Boston, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BOS - RDU

$121 - $554

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU

$200 - $639

Train to Newark, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU

$216 - $697

Fly Providence to Charlotte, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Charlotte (CLT) PVD - CLT
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$173 - $596

Train to New York JFK, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU

$214 - $688

Train  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Station Carolinian

$196 - $531

Bus Greyhound USA  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$72 - $169

Drive  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Duke University 673.7 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Duke University is to bus which costs $65 - $80 and takes 15 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Duke University is to train and fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Duke University. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI and arriving at Research Dr at Hudson Hall via New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York and LaSalle St at Hillsborough Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 2 min.

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The distance between Providence and Duke University is 573 miles. The road distance is 673.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Duke University without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 2 min and costs $65 - $80.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Providence to Duke University, including transfers.

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Providence to Duke University bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Providence, RI station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Duke University is to fly which takes 7 h 21 min and costs $120 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $80 and takes 15 h 2 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 15 h 10 min.

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Providence to Duke University bus services, operated by EastWest Bus, arrive at Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 573.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 21 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Providence to Duke University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Duke University via Manhattan, NY, New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY - 28 Allen St., New York, Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, LaSalle St at Hillsborough Rd, and Research Dr at Hudson Hall in around 15 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Providence to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
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 Providence Amtrak Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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 Charlotte Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from New York to Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 103 Canal St. to Durham, NC - 3414 Hillsborough
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Duke University is 674 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 48 min to drive from Providence to Duke University.

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

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There are 106+ hotels available in Duke University. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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