There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Durham 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

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Durham

$25 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Durham, Nc 1081 / ...

$40 - $92

Train  •  6 h 42 min

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

$55 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Durham 258.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 700 bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$92 - $239

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 700 bus  •  3 h 52 min

  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 GoDurham Station

$98 - $286

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 700 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU
  3. Take the line 700 bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station

$145 - $396

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Durham is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Durham is to fly and line 700 bus which costs $90 - $240 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Washington and Durham is 226 miles. The road distance is 258.7 miles.

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The bus from Washington to Durham takes 5 h 5 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Durham. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Durham Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Durham once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 6 h 42 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 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
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
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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