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How much are train tickets from Durham to Raleigh?

Lowest Price$6.00
Fastest Train0h 38m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Durham to Raleigh 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 train 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, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Durham to Raleigh?

In the last month, $7.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Durham, NC to Raleigh, NC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Durham to Raleigh?

The distance between Durham and Raleigh is approximately 21 miles, or 33 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 38 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Raleigh.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Durham to Raleigh 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Durham at 9:00am and arrives in Raleigh within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Durham to Raleigh?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Raleigh with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Raleigh to Durham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Durham to Raleigh for $15.00.

Which train should you take from Durham to Raleigh?

2 train services operate from Durham, North Carolina to Raleigh, North Carolina. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian10h 38m$7.67
Amtrak Piedmont10h 38m$8.00

Where is the train station in Durham?

There is one train station in Durham:

  • 601 W Main St

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

Raleigh has one train station:

  • Union Station

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