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There are 6 ways to get from Atlanta to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  3h 30m

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

$84 - $286

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Bus Megabus  •  11h 8m

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

$42 - $63

4 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) ATL - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$170 - $840

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 1m

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

$48 - $65

Train  •  10h 46m

  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 / ...

$86 - $216

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Raleigh 408.3 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Raleigh is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Raleigh is to fly which costs $80 - $290 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atlanta to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Atlanta, Ga and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 1m.

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The distance between Atlanta and Raleigh is 357 miles. The road distance is 408.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 10h 1m and costs $45 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3h 30m to get from Atlanta to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Atlanta, Ga station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3h 30m and costs $80 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $65 and takes 10h 1m, you could also train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 10h 46m.

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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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Atlanta to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 357 miles
  • Duration: 3h 30m

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Atlanta to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Atlanta to Raleigh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 9h 40m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Atlanta to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
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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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
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
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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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Raleigh is 408 miles. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Atlanta to Raleigh.

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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 164+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $3.

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