• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...

$64 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va 1508 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$39 - $88

3 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service
  2. Take the bus from Richmond to Durham, NC

Drive  •  3h 44m

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

$18 - $27

Fly  •  5h 55m

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

$178 - $797

Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

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 Gardens via Charlottesville, Va, Richmond, Va and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University without a car is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs $60 - $150.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from University of Virginia to Duke University, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from University of Virginia to Duke University is to train which takes 6h 17m and costs $60 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 7h 54m, you could also fly, which costs $170 - $800 and takes 5h 55m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Charlottesville Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 24m and has one stopover.

Search flights

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

More details

Map of how to get from University of Virginia to Duke University.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 143.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

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

You can take a train from University of Virginia to Duke University via Charlottesville Amtrak Station, Greensboro Amtrak Station, Durham Amtrak Station, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens in around 6h 17m. Alternatively, 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, GoDurham Station, and Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens in around 7h 54m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
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 Amtrak Station to Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
58m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Richmond Main Street Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 107+ hotels available in Duke University. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from University of Virginia to Charlottesville Airport is to taxi which takes 15m and costs $30 - $40.

More details