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Journey Information

Charlotte to Durham bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$35.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines4

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to Durham right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to Durham?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $48.00 was the low point for bus fares from Charlotte to Durham. Buses from Durham to Charlotte are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $48.00 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 2 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 121 miles (195 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to Durham, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Durham. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to Durham, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to Durham every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from North Carolina to North Carolina without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to Durham; ticket prices start at $25.00.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to Durham?

There are 4 bus lines from Charlotte, North Carolina to Durham, North Carolina. PandaNY Bus offers the most choice in regards to departure time, with a couple of buses on its daily schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound14h 35m$44.71
PandaNY Bus22h 46m$60.00
Tornado Bus12h 30m$85.60
Wanda Coach23h 15m$35.00

Where does the bus leave from in Charlotte?

Buses to Durham leave from multiple locations in Charlotte, North Carolina. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr
  • 4127 Glenwood Dr
  • 4705 N Tryon St.
  • 518 W 4Th St

Where does the bus arrive in Durham?

Buses arrive in Durham at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Durham, North Carolina:

  • 2918 Guess Rd
  • 2724 Guess Rd
  • Bus Terminal - 515 W Pettigrew St
  • 2000 Avondale

Price trends for buses from Charlotte to Durham

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to Durham, NC
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 6, 2019
Leaving from family it was great

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