About Durham

Let's have a look around into background of Durham
  • County: Durham County
  • State: North Carolina

  • Country: United States

  • Latitude: 35.9938889

  • Longitude: -78.8988889

  • Time zone: US/Eastern

  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

Weather in Durham

  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate

  • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Durham is, in the fall and spring months.


Durham city is located in the north of Carolina state and is the county seat of the Durham County.

Distance from Durham center to Airport

Dane County Regional Airport is a civil-military airport which was located, 6 miles to the northeast of downtown Madison, which is the capital of Wisconsin.

Driving Distance: 936 miles,1507 km

Driving Time: 1 hr, 59 minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish or Spanish Creole, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, Hindi 

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Dane County Regional Airport 

  • Rail: Amtrak , Durham railway station .

  • Road: Bus – Go Durham ; Taxi – Horus Taxi LLC , Charlene's safe Ride

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:

    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

  • For Hotels:

    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill

    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day

    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

  • Valet Parking:

    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2

Nearby Tourist Cities



It is the largest city in the US state of Wisconsin and is known for its Cowboy culture, with a population of about 600,155 (2015 Census).

  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to September
Tourist Attractions
  • Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben
  • Discovery World
  • Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory

Emergency Contact Numbers in Durham city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911

  • Railroad:

  • Cab: +1 919-637-8833 ( Horus Taxi LLC),+1 919-744-4444 (Charlene's safe Ride)

  • Airport: +1 919-840-2123 (Raleigh–Durham International Airport),

  • Hospital: +1 919-684-8111 (Duke University Medical Center ), etc.

Tourist Attractions

  • Bennett Place State Historic Site

  • Duke University

  • Historic Stagville

Theatre & Concerts

Gala Theatre & Cinema


Visit Top Restaurants in Durham

  • Nana's Restaurant

  • Vin Rouge

  • Monuts Donuts

  • Mateo Bar De Tapas

Top Shopping Centers in Durham

  • The Brightleaf Square District

  • Ninth Street Shopping District

  • Foster's Market

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Nasher Museum of Art
  • Art Museum

Sports Club

  • Canoeing, camping in the Eno River State Park

  • jog on the gravel-made jogging and walking trails within the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Course. The place is named after Al Buehler, the former Duke track coach and six-time ACC Champion.

  • Bicycling, hiking, walking, and running on the American Tobacco Trail

Shelling Out Dollars

Rent Per Month

Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre- 1,038.89 $

Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre- 739.29$

Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre- 1,836.43 $

Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centr-1193.75$


Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)-3.00$

Taxi 1hourWaiting (Normal Tariff)- 15.00$