How to travel from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC

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from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC

You can get from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC on Jul 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:09PMDurham Station2h47 08:56PMCharlotte Station, NC
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07:02AMDurham Station2h38 09:40AMCharlotte Station, NC
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10:32AMDurham Station2h38 01:10PMCharlotte Station, NC
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03:32PMDurham Station2h38 06:10PMCharlotte Station, NC
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Travel Information to Charlotte, NC from Durham, NC

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $333 (€298) • 1 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 121 miles (195 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Durham, NC and Charlotte, NC. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC.

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There are 4 ways to get from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Charlotte, NC:

A ferry is generally $14 (€12) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $14 (€12) from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC.

A ferry is $333 (€298) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC costing on average $333 (€298).

A ferry is generally $28 (€25) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $28 (€25) from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC.

The fastest way to get to Charlotte, NC from Durham, NC is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 2 min.

Other travel options to Charlotte, NC can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by ferry can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 38 min   on average.

The Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC distance is around 121 miles (195 km).

The average frequency per day from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC:

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC:

    • You can take a bus from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $14 (€12) with Flixbus from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC.
    • You can travel from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC by flight with American Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $333 (€298) with American Airlines from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC.
    • You can travel by train between Durham, NC and Charlotte, NC with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC tickets for $28 (€25) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC with the following travel companies:

    • You can take a direct train with Amtrak with 3 direct trains per day.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Charlotte, NC as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Charlotte, NC from Durham, NC.

    Your trip from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC doesn't have to end in Charlotte, NC. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or Raleigh. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or Raleigh to your Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Charlotte, NC today!

    Before traveling from Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $14 (€12) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $333 (€298) one way.
    • A ferry ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $28 (€25) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking Durham, NC to Charlotte, NC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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