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There are 8 ways to get from Albany to Raleigh by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Albany  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ALB - RDU

$124 - $654

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc 1003 / ...

$77 - $173

6 alternative options

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU

$137 - $463

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU

$125 - $416

Train to Newark, fly  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU

$141 - $474

Train  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$118 - $301

Bus Wanda Coach  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St. Capital Bus Tours
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC Nyc

$82

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Raleigh 648.5 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Albany to Raleigh is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 11 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Albany to Raleigh is to fly which costs $120 - $700 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. and arriving at McDowell St at Davie St via New York, NY and S Saunders St at Illeagnes St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

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The distance between Albany and Raleigh is 545 miles. The road distance is 648.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 13 h 16 min and costs $110 - $310.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Albany to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Albany to Raleigh bus services, operated by Capital Bus Tour, depart from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. station.

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Albany to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to Raleigh is to fly which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $120 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $310 and takes 13 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs $82 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Albany to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 545.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Raleigh via New York Penn Station in around 13 h 16 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Bus operators
Capital Bus Tour
Website
capitalbustour.com
Bus from Albany, NY - LC Coach Bus 217 Central Ave. to New York - 19 Pike St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
capitalbustour.com
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Trailways New York
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Albany to Raleigh bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Saunders St, Raleigh, NC station.

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Albany to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to Raleigh is 648 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to drive from Albany to Raleigh.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 20 min and costs $2.

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