There are 5 ways to get from University of Virginia to Duke University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Crescent
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Durham, Nc 4840 / ...

$52 - $118

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Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc 1019 / ...

$45 - $103

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Crescent
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Durham Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$64 - $142

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from University of Virginia to Duke University 186.5 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CHO - RDU

$178 - $797

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The cheapest way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from University of Virginia to Duke University. However, there are services departing from McCormick Road at UVA Chapel and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Garden via Charlottesville, Va, Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between University of Virginia and Duke University is 143 miles. The road distance is 186.5 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from University of Virginia to Duke University, including transfers.

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University of Virginia to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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The best way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University is to bus which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 5 h 56 min, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $800 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Charlottesville Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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University of Virginia to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Virginia to Duke University is 187 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to drive from University of Virginia to Duke University.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlottesville Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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Map of how to get from University of Virginia to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between University of Virginia, VA, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from University of Virginia to Duke University via McCormick Road at UVA Chapel, West Water St at Omni, Charlottesville, Va, Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Durham, Nc, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Garden in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from University of Virginia to Duke University via Charlottesville Amtrak, Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center, Durham Amtrak, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Garden in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
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 Charlottesville Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Durham Amtrak
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
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 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 Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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