Distance from Durham, NC to Morganton, NC

Driving distance between Durham, NC and Morganton, NC is 169.88 miles (or 273.39 kilometers). If you drove an average car (using about 3.6 gallons of gas per mile), the gas would cost you around $, since you would need about gallons of fuel.

Leaving from Durham, NC you would reach Morganton, NC in about 2 hours 42 mins if you keep an average speed of miles per hour, assuming you don’t make any breaks or get stuck in traffic.

Driving distance in miles

170 mi273 km


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CO2 emissions: kg

Emission estimated with the eco2 norme
(185 CO2 grams/mile)

This is a map overview of the best driving route from Durham, NC to Morganton, NC in which you can see the origin and destination points marked with A (Durham) and B (Morganton) respectively as well as blue line along the road route you can take. You can zoom in to see more details, including road numbers and even street names both in Durham, NC and Morganton, NC as well as every other town you may pass by on your way.

Fuel consumption if you drive from Durham, NC to Morganton, NC

To cover the 169.88 mi that separate Morganton from Durham you are going to need between of fuel, considering you drive an average car (30 mpg) and , if you drive an SUV or a heavy car (20 mpg). If you drive a fuel efficient car (45 mpg), your consumption will only be .

Cost of driving from Durham, NC to Morganton, NC

Depending on the fuel efficiency level of your car, driving from Durham to Morganton will cost you between and . An average car would make the trip for . We calculate the route cost using real time average gas prices for the US and other costs such as tolls are not included in this calculation.

Driving directions

To help you plan your trip from Durham to Morganton, we offer a detailed map together with full, turn by turn, driving directions from Durham, NC to Morganton, NC.

Flying or direct distance between Durham, NC and Morganton, NC

The flying distance represent the straight distance from Durham to Morganton, the length of an hypothetical flight trip between the geographic center of Durham, NC and the geographic center of Morganton, NC. We also offer nearby airports to both Durham to Morganton and a flight ticket price comparison form, in case you want to make that hypothetical flight real :).

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