There are 7 ways to get from Washington to University of North Carolina at 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 39 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Washington to Durham via Fayetteville

$28 - $39

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 59 min

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

$42 - $95

Train  •  7 h 31 min

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

$59 - $149

Drive  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Washington to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 272.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly from Reagan Washington, line 800 bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to South Rd at Bell Tower Dr

$92 - $239

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 800 bus  •  4 h 7 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 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to South Rd at Bell Tower Dr

$98 - $286

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 800 bus  •  3 h 35 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 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to South Rd at Bell Tower Dr

$145 - $396

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Washington to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is to fly and line 800 bus which costs $90 - $240 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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The distance between Washington and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is 235 miles. The road distance is 272.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Washington to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Pittsboro St at Newman Center via GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to University of North Carolina at 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 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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

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 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

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 Acela Express
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

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 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 South Rd at Bell Tower Dr
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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