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How to get to Durham by train

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What train companies travel to Durham, North Carolina?

Located in North Carolina, Durham is accessible by train from 111 other cities. You can choose from 162 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Durham on Wanderu. Amtrak Piedmont usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Coach tickets to Durham are also available..

Train companies serving Durham

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak1044h 45m£25.87
Amtrak Carolinian234h 36m£31.06
Amtrak Piedmont81h 15m£10.62

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Durham?

£4.01 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Durham, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Durham. In the last month, trains from Cary to Durham had the lowest average price at £4.19.

Where is the train station in Durham, NC?

The main train station in Durham is 601 W Main St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Durham.

Which train service has the best service to Durham?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Durham by train with Amtrak Piedmont giving them a 4.5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak had the most comfortable train service to Durham taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak offers. They rate Amtrak a 4.6 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Durham punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Durham, rating them a 4.6 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Durham, NC?

The closest airport to Durham is Raleigh Durham Intl Airport (RDU), it is located 10.2 miles from the city center of Durham.

Is Durham a popular train travel destination?

Durham ranks number 4 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 243 in United States. Durham ranks number 8 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Durham via train service. On average 47 direct daily train trips serve Durham.

What is the population of Durham?

The population of Durham is 257636. Durham ranks number 4 in terms of population in North Carolina and number 132 in all of United States.

What type of traveler does Durham attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Durham for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Durham?

The closest train station to the city center of Durham is 601 W Main St, located just 0.5 miles away. Select 601 W Main St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Durham. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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