The distance from Norfolk, Virginia to Durham, North Carolina is:

184 miles / 296 km driving

157 miles / 253 km flying

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Distance from Norfolk, VA to Durham, NC

The total driving distance from Norfolk, VA to Durham, NC is 184 miles or 296 kilometers.

The total straight line flight distance from Norfolk, VA to Durham, NC is 157 miles.

This is equivalent to 253 kilometers or 136 nautical miles.

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

Your flight direction from Norfolk, VA to Durham, NC is West (-111 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to get from Norfolk, 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.

Norfolk, Virginia

City: Norfolk
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Category: cities

Durham, North Carolina

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

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