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There are 6 ways to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway by train, bus, taxi, night bus, car or plane

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Train, bus, taxi

  1. Take the train from Cary to Greensboro
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Hamptonville Park & Ride
  3. Take a taxi from Hamptonville Park & Ride to Blue Ridge Parkway

Cheapest

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to Greensboro Depot
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall

Night bus, bus

  1. Take the night bus from Durham to Greensboro
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall

Bus via Winston-Salem

  1. Take the bus from Durham to Winston Salem
  2. Take the bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall

Drive

  1. Drive from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway

Fly, bus, drive

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT)
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Drive from Hickory Airport to Blue Ridge Parkway
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Blue Ridge Parkway is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2h 48m.

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The distance between Research Triangle Park and Blue Ridge Parkway is 129 miles. The road distance is 155.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 4h 54m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway is 155 miles. It takes approximately 2h 48m to drive from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway.

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American Airlines offers flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Blue Ridge Parkway. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Research Triangle Park to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $20 - $25.

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Map of how to get from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway.
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  • Distance: 129.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Research Triangle Park, NC, USA and Blue Ridge Parkway, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Research Triangle Park to Blue Ridge Parkway via NC 54 at Park Office Dr, Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals, Greensboro, Nc, and Wilkesboro Town Hall in around 7h 53m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $320
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 Cary to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Bus operators
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Hamptonville Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Wilkesboro Town Hall
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Wilkesboro Town Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Durham to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
flixbus.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Manning Dr at UNC Hospitals to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Durham to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$30 - $50
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hamptonville Park & Ride to Blue Ridge Parkway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100

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