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There are 7 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU)
  2. Take the line 800 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to East Dr at Jackson Cir

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Bus via Springfield

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Durham

Fly Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point, bus

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU)
  3. Take the line 800 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to East Dr at Jackson Cir

Train

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Cary

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham

Drive

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill by subway, train, bus and walk

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is around 11h 54m and covers a distance of around 336 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 55m. Operated by Metro Washington DC, Amtrak and Go Triangle, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
7h 8m
Layover time:
4h 45m
Total time:
11h 54m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 55m
Journey distance:
336 miles
Services per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$46
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:09
Last service departs at:
15:09

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill subway, train, bus and walk schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to fly and line 800 bus which costs $110 - $340 and takes 3h 14m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is 233 miles. The road distance is 272.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill without a car is to train which takes 9h 39m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to train which takes 9h 39m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 9h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is 272 miles. It takes approximately 4h 41m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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  • Distance: 232.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Cary 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 15m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Durham twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7h 15m. Megabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Cary
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to East Dr at Jackson Cir
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.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 Washington to Durham
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Springfield to Durham
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$40 - $55

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