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There are 5 ways to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2h 11m

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BWI - RDU

$90 - $243

Cheapest option

Train, bus Megabus  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington Marc
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$31 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station Silver Star / ...

$105 - $295

Train, bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$93 - $247

Drive  •  5h 18m

  1. Drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh 314.3 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh is to fly which costs $90 - $250 and takes 2h 11m.

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The distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) and Raleigh is 261 miles. The road distance is 314.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 7h 46m and costs $100 - $300.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh is to fly which takes 2h 11m and costs $90 - $250. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $300 and takes 7h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh is 314 miles. It takes approximately 5h 18m to drive from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh.

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Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Baltimore Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 156+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 260.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Baltimore Airport (BWI), USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Baltimore Airport (BWI) to Raleigh via BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station, and Washington Union Station in around 7h 46m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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.

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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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