Duration 2 days 7h
Distance 1401.6 miles
Average price $223
Frequency 2/week

Trip overview

The train between Raleigh and San Antonio takes 2 days 7h. The train runs, on average, 2 times per week from Raleigh to San Antonio. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Raleigh Union Station
    Piedmont / ...
  2. Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
    Sunset Limited
  4. San Antonio
38h 46m
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$182 - $262

Raleigh to San Antonio train times

Trains run twice a week between Raleigh and San Antonio. The service departs Raleigh at 17:30 in the afternoon, which arrives into San Antonio at 00:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 7h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Want to know about travelling from Raleigh to San Antonio? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Raleigh station to San Antonio station. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Union Station and arriving at San Antonio Amtrak Station via Greensboro Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 46m.

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The distance between Raleigh and San Antonio is 1241 miles. The road distance is 1401.6 miles.

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Raleigh to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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Raleigh to San Antonio train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at San Antonio Amtrak Station.

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San Antonio is 1h behind Raleigh. It is currently 2:28 AM in Raleigh and 1:28 AM in San Antonio.

There are 519+ hotels available in San Antonio. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Raleigh and San Antonio?

You can take a train from Raleigh to San Antonio via Greensboro Amtrak Station and New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal in around 38h 46m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40

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Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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