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

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Fly Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham  •  3 h 38 min

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

$89 - $245

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va 3005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc 1019 / ...

$42 - $97

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Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU

$151 - $395

Train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU

$157 - $442

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU

$148 - $677

Train to Washington Dulles, fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) IAD - FAY
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$289 - $767

Train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$55 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Baltimore to Raleigh 320.6 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Baltimore to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Baltimore Downtown, Md and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Baltimore Penn Station station and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Baltimore and Raleigh is 269 miles. The road distance is 320.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Baltimore to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Baltimore to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baltimore Downtown, Md station.

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Baltimore to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Baltimore Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Baltimore Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Baltimore to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

What companies run services between Baltimore, MD, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Baltimore to Raleigh every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baltimore to Raleigh via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Washington Dulles to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
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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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Baltimore to Raleigh is 321 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Baltimore 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 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baltimore to Baltimore Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs .

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