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Durham-Burlington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Durham to Burlington. Traveling by train from Durham to Burlington usually takes around 35 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance31 mi (50 km)
Fastest train0h 35m
Lowest price$8.50
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines3

Price trends for trains from Durham to Burlington

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Which train should you take from Durham to Burlington?

There are 3 train lines with service from Durham, North Carolina to Burlington, North Carolina. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 35m$8.50
Amtrak Carolinian10h 36m$8.50
Amtrak Piedmont20h 35m$8.50
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Durham to Burlington every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $9.

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  • Amtrak Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Durham and Burlington, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 0 hours and 36 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Durham to Burlington during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Durham to Burlington?

The distance between Durham and Burlington is approximately 31 miles, or 50 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 35 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Burlington.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Durham to Burlington are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Durham at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Durham to Burlington?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Durham to Burlington.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Burlington to Durham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Durham to Burlington for $30.00.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Durham?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Durham.

Where is the train station in Burlington?

Arrival stations

Burlington has one train station.

Need a return trip from Burlington to Durham?

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