There are 10 ways to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University by plane, bus, train, 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 5 min

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

$217 - $435

9 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  9 h 17 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 Charlotte, train  •  9 h 41 min

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

$236 - $585

Fly to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) SFO - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc

$261 - $396

Fly to Washington Dulles, train  •  14 h 1 min

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

$241 - $653

Fly to Roanoke, bus, train  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Roanoke (ROA) SFO - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
  3. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  4. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc

$339 - $1,117

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 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 13 h

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

$475 - $1,413

Bus  •  3 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
  2. Take the bus from Las Vegas, Nv to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Durham, Nc

$353 - $899

Drive  •  45 h 4 min

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

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University is to fly which costs $210 - $440 and takes 7 h 5 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 5 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 Garden via Salesforce Transit Center, Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, New York, Ny and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 16 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 BART and train and bus which takes 3 days 7 h and costs $420 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 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 Oakland, 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 5 min and costs $210 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $350 - $900 and takes 3 days 16 h.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 10 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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Duke University is 3 h ahead of San Francisco Airport (SFO). It is currently 6:23 AM in San Francisco Airport (SFO) and 9:23 AM 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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Map of how to get from San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 2398.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and three 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, Salesforce Transit Center, Thomas L Berkley Way, Oakland, Ca, Las Vegas, Nv, New York, Ny, Durham, Nc, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Garden in around 3 days 16 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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $450
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Fayetteville Municipal via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Covington
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from San Francisco to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Francisco to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
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 Alexandria Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
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 to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
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 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
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
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
Schedules at
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Roanoke, Va to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$21 - $26
Bus from Oakland, Ca to Las Vegas, Nv
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Las Vegas, Nv to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$230 - $390
Flexible
$460 - $600
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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