There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Chapel Hill by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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

Megabus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. via Fayetteville

$28 - $39

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. 3013 / ...
  2. 1081 / ...

$42 - $95

Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Carolinian

$59 - $149

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. 271.4 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 800 bus  •  3 h 27 min

  1. DCA - RDU

$92 - $239

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 800 bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. BWI - RDU

$145 - $396

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 800 bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. IAD - RDU

$98 - $286

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Chapel Hill 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Chapel Hill twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Chapel Hill is 376 km. The road distance is 434 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Chapel Hill is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Chapel Hill is to fly and line 800 bus which takes 3 h 27 min and costs $90 - $240.

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre via GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Washington to Chapel Hill, including transfers.