How far is Raleigh, NC from Durham, NC?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Raleigh and Durham is 21.14 miles (34.02 km).

Flight distance from Raleigh, NC to Durham, NC is 21.14 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 03 minutes.

Driving distance

The driving distance from Raleigh, North Carolina to Durham, North Carolina is: 28.5 miles (45.87 km) by car.

Driving from Raleigh to Durham will take approximately 00 hours 28 minutes.

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#1 Raleigh

The capital of North Carolina, Raleigh is a major center for business, government, and education. The city is home to a number of Fortune 500 companies, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the top public universities in the country. Raleigh is also a popular tourist destination, known for its many parks and gardens, its vibrant arts and culture scene, and its mild climate.

Population 474414
GPS Coordinates 35°46'20"N 78°38'19"W
Latitude 35.7721000
Longitude -78.6386100
Altitude 96
Country United States
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#2 Durham

The third most populous city in North Carolina and the center of the Durham metropolitan area. It is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Durham is known for its college basketball team, the Duke Blue Devils, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Nasher Museum of Art and the Carolina Theatre.

Population 285897
GPS Coordinates 35°59'39"N 78°53'55"W
Latitude 35.9940300
Longitude -78.8986200
Altitude 123
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Raleigh and Durham

The distance between Raleigh and Durham is 46 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 30 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Raleigh and Durham. The current time is 08:47:19.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 56 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 42 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 34 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 28 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 24 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 22 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 21 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 3.81 liters (1.01 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Raleigh and Durham.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Raleigh to Durham is $3.24 (diesel $4.27).

North Carolina gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.23 $3.63 $4.01 $4.24
Total $3.24 $3.65 $4.03 $4.27

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in North Carolina ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.226 (Diesel $4.243) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 22, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Raleigh and Durham (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

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