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Other ways to get from Durham to Baltimore

There are usually 1 daily train trips available from Durham to Baltimore.

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Train
Avg. Price
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$78.69
Avg. Price
$82.72
Daily Trips
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Duration
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6h 34m
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10h 37m
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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Durham to Baltimore. Traveling by bus from Durham to Baltimore usually takes around 6 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Wanda Coach bus can make the trip in 5 hours,

Distance260 mi (418 km)
Shortest duration5h 0m
Cheapest price$35.99
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceWanda Coach
Bus lines4

How much is a bus ticket from Durham to Baltimore?

Bus tickets for a trip from Durham to Baltimore cost $86.45 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Durham to Baltimore in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $87 to $94. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 22, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Baltimore this week, bus tickets are available starting at $87.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from Durham to Baltimore are at their cheapest average price in April. This time of year usually offers the best deals on bus tickets for this route, with ticket prices around $88. On the other hand, traveling on this route during November might cost you a bit more than usual. Bus tickets for November trips cost $94, on average. But no need to stress — booking your bus ticket in advance can help you snag cheaper tickets.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 12 days in advance to save up to $21.42.

What bus companies travel from Durham to Baltimore?

There are 4 bus lines from Durham to Baltimore available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, Wanda Coach usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
CoachRun16h 13m$59.07
FlixBus US67h 32m$78.89
Greyhound19h 21m$68.49
Wanda Coach55h 43m$100.00
  • Book CoachRun from Durham to Baltimore from $40. Typically there is one CoachRun schedule per day from Durham to Baltimore and you can expect on average to pay for a CoachRun ticket to Baltimore. In Durham, CoachRun departs to Baltimore from 3521 Hillsborough Rd . In Baltimore, CoachRun arrives at 1200 Ponca Street .

    An average trip on CoachRun from Durham to Baltimore takes 6 hours and 13 minutes , while the fastest available CoachRun trip will get you to Baltimore in 5 hours and 0 minutes .

    On weekends, CoachRun offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Baltimore.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 6 trips per day from Durham to Baltimore, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 1 bus trips from Durham to Baltimore every day, with the average journey taking around 9 hours and 21 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Baltimore usually start from $36.

  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 5 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $100 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Durham and Baltimore.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 260 miles from Durham to Baltimore. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Durham to Baltimore at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Durham to Baltimore, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Durham to Baltimore every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Durham to Baltimore; ticket prices start at $59.00.

City Information

Durham

Durham is a little treasure cove for all fans of history and the United States’ heritage. The first and foremost thing you should try out is go on a hike on one of the city’s iconic trails. For a more traditional hiking experience, try the Eno River Trail. If you wish to enjoy a more unique experience, the American Tobacco Trail will be a better choice, as it follows the old CSX railroad. For those who want to explore the city’s rich history, check out the Stagville Plantation, which is now a museum dedicated to the city’s antebellum history, offering a unique historical perspective.

Durham’s food scene is vibrant and exciting. Fans of seafood will definitely be amazed at how fresh and delicious the seafood at Mateo Bar de Tapas is. If you wish to try out Italian eats with a twist, check out Devil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.

The main bus station is the Transportation Center located at 515 W Pettigrew St in Downtown Durham. From there, you can take a bus to New York, Richmond, Washington D.C., and dozens of other destinations across the country. The main Amtrak train station in Durham is located around the corner from the bus stop at 601 W Main St. Durham is served by Amtrak’s Carolinian and Piedmont lines. The city’s air services are handled by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 12 miles southeast of the city.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Durham?

Main departure station: Durham Transportation Center - Bus Bay T

Buses to Baltimore leave from 3 stations in Durham.

All bus stations in Durham:

  • Durham Transportation Center - Bus Bay T

  • 2724 Guess Rd

  • 3521 Hillsborough Rd

Where does the bus arrive in Baltimore?

Main arrival station: 5501 O'Donnell St. (TA Gas Station)

Buses arrive in Baltimore at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Baltimore:

  • 5501 O'Donnell St. (TA Gas Station)

  • 400 Ponca St.

  • Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St

  • 1200 Ponca Street

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