There are 10 ways to get from Wilmington to Chapel Hill by train, plane, bus, subway or car

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 to Philadelphia, fly, line 800 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. PHL - RDU

$126 - $615

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. 7909

$45 - $76

8 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly, line 800 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. BWI - RDU

$163 - $440

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. DCA - RDU

$178 - $464

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 800 bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. IAD - RDU

$184 - $511

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. TTN - RDU

$181 - $440

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 33 min

  1. EWR - RDU

$119 - $460

Train  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Carolinian

$71 - $187

Bus  •  9 h 41 min

$58 - $133

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. 381.5 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Wilmington, DE, USA and Chapel Hill, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Wilmington to Chapel Hill twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 8 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Chapel Hill via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Richmond, Va, Durham, Nc, and GoDurham Station in around 9 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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 Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Seat
$50 - $85
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Wilmington Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, De to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
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
Bus from Wilmington, De to White Marsh Sta
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wilmington and Chapel Hill is 526 km. The road distance is 610 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wilmington to Chapel Hill is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Wilmington to Chapel Hill is to train and fly and line 800 bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $160 - $440.

No, there is no direct bus from Wilmington to Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Richmond, Va and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Wilmington to Chapel Hill, including transfers.