There are 6 ways to get from Providence to Duke University by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Providence, line 700 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PVD - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St

$128 - $271

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Bus EastWest Bus  •  14 h 32 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

$71 - $81

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Train to Boston, fly  •  6 h 4 min

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

$121 - $554

Train  •  14 h 49 min

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

$141 - $310

Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 55 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 drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Duke University is to fly and line 700 bus which costs $120 - $280 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Duke University. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Garden via New York, Ny and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 55 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 14 h 32 min and costs $70 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Providence to Duke University, including transfers.

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Providence to Duke University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Duke University is to bus which takes 14 h 32 min and costs $70 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $140 - $310 and takes 14 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 52 min.

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Providence to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 573.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

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

You can take a bus from Providence to Duke University via Manhattan, NY, 34 St - Herald Sq, East Broadway, New York, Durham - Hillsborough Rd at LaSalle St, LaSalle St at Hillsborough Rd, and Research Dr at Hudson Hall in around 14 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Duke University via New York Penn Station, Durham Amtrak, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Garden in around 14 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Providence to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak 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 to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
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 New York Penn Station to Durham Amtrak
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 Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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.

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 New York, Ny to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Duke University. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 66 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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