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There are 11 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University by plane, train, bus, taxi, subway or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) SFO - RDU

$217 - $435

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Fly to Charlotte, train  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Charlotte (CLT) SFO - CLT
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$238 - $588

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) SFO - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$288 - $945

Fly to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) SFO - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$273 - $420

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  13 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SFO - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$222 - $668

Fly to Washington Dulles, train  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SFO - IAD
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$241 - $653

Fly to Lynchburg, train, taxi  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Lynchburg (LYH) SFO - LYH
  2. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Duke University

$366 - $967

Bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc

$309 - $811

BART, train, bus  •  3 days 7 h

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$425 - $1,263

BART, train  •  3 days 14 h

  1. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
  2. Take the train from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station

$475 - $1,413

Drive  •  45 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University 2823.6 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University is to fly which costs $210 - $440 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University is to fly which costs $210 - $440 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University. However, there are services departing from SFO Airport Terminal A-Lower Level and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens via San Francisco, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

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The distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) and Duke University is 2399 miles. The road distance is 2823.6 miles.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 4 h and costs $300 - $850.

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It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University, including transfers.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Francisco, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University is to fly which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $210 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $850 and takes 3 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 58 min.

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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Durham, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 2398.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 15 min

What companies run services between San Francisco Airport (SFO), USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines and four other airlines fly from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University via Mission St & 1st St, San Francisco, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens in around 3 days 4 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Los Angeles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Lynchburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Francisco to Lynchburg via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lynchburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Lynchburg via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
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 Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Emeryville Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$290 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Coach Seat
$600 - $900
Room
$1,100 - $1,600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
BART
Phone
94604-2688
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport BART Station to MacArthur BART Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bart.gov
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from San Francisco, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Other operators
Taxi from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Duke University
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow United Taxi
Phone
+1 336-273-9421
Website
yellowunitedtaxi.com
Blue Bird Taxi
Phone
+1 336-965-8928

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Duke University is 3 h ahead of San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is currently 8:56 PM in San Francisco Airport (SFO) and 11:56 PM in Duke University.

Yes, the driving distance between San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University is 2824 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 4 min to drive from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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