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There are 3 ways to get from Raleigh to Danville by train, bus or car

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  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh Bus Station to Greensboro Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

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Drive

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Danville

Raleigh to Danville by train

The train journey time between Raleigh and Danville is around 3h 36m and covers a distance of around 129 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Amtrak, the Raleigh to Danville train service departs from Raleigh Union Station and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Trains
3h 36m Average Duration
$51 Cheapest Price
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Raleigh → Danville
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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Danville is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 42m.

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The fastest way to get from Raleigh to Danville is to drive which takes 1h 42m and costs $14 - $22.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to Danville station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station via Greensboro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 36m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Danville is 71 miles. The road distance is 80.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Danville without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Raleigh to Danville, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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Raleigh to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Danville is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Raleigh to Danville.

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  • Distance: 70.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Danville, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Raleigh to Danville via Greensboro in around 3h 36m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Bus operators
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 Raleigh Bus Station to Greensboro Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50

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