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There are 7 ways to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station Carolinian / ...

$45 - $66

Cheapest option

Bus via Richmond  •  8h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Richmond Washington / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond to Durham, NC Washington

$22 - $62

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Raleigh "Greyhound"

$34 - $49

Drive  •  4h 42m

  1. Drive from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University 265.7 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 100 bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

$117 - $344

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 100 bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  3. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

$111 - $381

Fly from Washington Dulles, line 100 bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  2. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

$114 - $230

UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University by walk, train and bus

The journey time between UNION STATION station and North Carolina State University is around 6h 21m and covers a distance of around 310 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 8m. Services are operated by Amtrak, Go Triangle and GoRaleigh. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 21m
Fastest journey time:
6h 8m
Journey distance:
310 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$47
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:08
Last service departs at:
15:04

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University walk, train and bus schedules

UNION STATION station → North Carolina State University
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The most affordable way to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Hillsborough St at Brooks Ave via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd and GoRaleigh Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between UNION STATION station and North Carolina State University is 235 miles. The road distance is 265.7 miles.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University without a car is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University, including transfers.

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UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington station.

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The best way to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University is to train which takes 6h 49m and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh station.

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Map of how to get from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University.
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  • Distance: 235.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between UNION STATION station, DC, USA and North Carolina State University, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 6h 14m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Washington to Raleigh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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 Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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 Washington to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Richmond to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Book at
megabus.com
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Richmond, VA - Main Street Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Yes, the driving distance between UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University is 266 miles. It takes approximately 4h 42m to drive from UNION STATION station to North Carolina State University.

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

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