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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Raleigh to Durham?

Lowest Price$6.00
Fastest Train0h 30m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Raleigh to Durham

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JulAug

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Raleigh, NC to Durham, NC
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Lawrence
4.0
December 1, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Smooth and comfortable.
Cons
Closer lounge cars.
Tips
Check your bags if they are too large carry on board.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Raleigh 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 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 Raleigh to Durham?

In the last month, $6.16 was the average price of a train ticket from Raleigh, NC to Durham, 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 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $1.84 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Raleigh to Durham?

The distance between Raleigh and Durham is approximately 21 miles, or 33 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 30 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Durham.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Raleigh to Durham are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday 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 Raleigh at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Raleigh to Durham?

Trains leave the station in Raleigh twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Durham with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Durham to Raleigh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Raleigh to Durham for $19.00.

Which train should you take from Raleigh to Durham?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian10h 37m$6.75
Amtrak Piedmont10h 30m$7.53

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

There is one train station in Raleigh:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Durham?

Durham has one train station:

  • 601 W Main St

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