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There are 6 ways to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  1h 14m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) ATL - RDU

$80 - $280

Cheapest option

Bus Wanda Coach  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta to Durham Atlanta

$42 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus Megabus  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Durham, NC

$42 - $68

Train  •  12h 16m

  1. Take the train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Raleigh Union Station Piedmont / ...

$88 - $218

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Raleigh, Nc 1084 / ...

$52 - $72

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) 406.7 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to bus which costs $41 - $45 and takes 10h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to fly which costs $80 - $280 and takes 1h 14m.

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The distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) and Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is 358 miles. The road distance is 406.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) without a car is to bus which takes 10h 23m and costs $41 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to fly which takes 1h 14m and costs $80 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $41 - $45 and takes 10h 23m, you could also train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 12h 16m.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is 407 miles. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU).

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

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There are 234+ hotels available in Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU). Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU).
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  • Distance: 358.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 14m

What companies run services between Atlanta Airport (ATL), USA and Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU), USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Atlanta Airport (ATL) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 and the journey takes 6h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Atlanta to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Atlanta Peachtree Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Atlanta to Durham
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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