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

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Bus Megabus  •  6h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$28 - $39

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Train  •  7h 21m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Durham Amtrak Station Carolinian

$59 - $149

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Durham, Nc 1051

$35 - $81

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington to Duke University 261.2 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
  3. Take the line 6 bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens

$94 - $242

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
  4. Take the line 6 bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens

$147 - $399

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 700 bus, line 6 bus  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
  4. Take the line 6 bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens

$100 - $289

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Duke University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Duke University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Duke University. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens via Chapel Hill St at Gregson St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 13m.

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The distance between Washington and Duke University is 227 miles. The road distance is 261.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Duke University without a car is to bus which takes 6h 13m and costs $27 - $40.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Washington to Duke University, including transfers.

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Washington to Duke University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Duke University is to bus which takes 6h 13m and costs $27 - $40. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 7h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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

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Map of how to get from Washington to Duke University.
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  • Distance: 226.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Duke University, NC, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Duke University 4 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 35m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Duke University once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6h 42m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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 Durham Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Once 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

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 Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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, Dc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Duke St at Jackson St
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from Chapel Hill St at Gregson St to Flowers Dr at Duke Gardens
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Duke University is 261 miles. It takes approximately 4h 28m to drive from Washington to Duke University.

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

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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