The distance from Fairfax County, Virginia to Durham, North Carolina is:

253 miles / 407 km driving

216 miles / 348 km flying

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Distance from Fairfax County, VA to Durham, NC

The total driving distance from Fairfax County, VA to Durham, NC is 253 miles or 407 kilometers.

The total straight line flight distance from Fairfax County, VA to Durham, NC is 216 miles.

This is equivalent to 348 kilometers or 188 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Virginia. It ends in Durham, North Carolina.

Your flight direction from Fairfax County, VA to Durham, NC is Southwest (-155 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to get from Fairfax County, VA to Durham, NC. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies") and the driving distance if the route is drivable. It uses all this data to compute the total travel mileage.

Fairfax County, Virginia

State: Virginia
Country: United States
Category: counties

Durham, North Carolina

City: Durham
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Category: cities

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