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

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Fly  •  1h 58m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BOS - RDU

$100 - $420

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Bus via S Saunders St at Illeagnes St  •  17h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC Nyc

$51 - $98

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Train via New York  •  17h 9m

  1. Take the train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Raleigh Union Station Carolinian / ...

$98 - $235

Train  •  19h 8m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station Northeast Regional
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Cary Carolinian / ...

$145 - $319

Bus  •  20h 41m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Durham "Greyhound"

$87 - $149

Drive  •  12h 27m

  1. Drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) 711 miles

$65 - $110

Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Boston Airport (BOS) and Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is around 18h 48m and covers a distance of around 781 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 15h 35m. Operated by Logan Express, Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) service departs from Terminal C + Arrivals and arrives in RDU Airport at Terminal 1. Typically 12 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
18h 48m
Fastest journey time:
15h 35m
Journey distance:
781 miles
Services per week:
12
Cheapest price:
$98
Carbon emissions:
68 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:02
Last service departs at:
21:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) bus, train and walk schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Boston Airport (BOS) → Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to drive which costs $65 - $110 and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU). However, there are services departing from Terminal C - Arrivals Level and arriving at RDU Airport at Terminal 1 via Boston, MA Oak & Harrison, New York, NY, S Saunders St at Illeagnes St and GoRaleigh Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 55m.

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The distance between Boston Airport (BOS) and Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is 615 miles. The road distance is 711 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) without a car is to train via New York which takes 17h 9m and costs $95 - $240.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to fly from Boston (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) bus services, operated by Coach Run, depart from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison station.

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The best way to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is to fly which takes 1h 58m and costs $100 - $420. Alternatively, you can train via New York, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 17h 9m, you could also bus via S Saunders St at Illeagnes St, which costs $50 - $100 and takes 17h 55m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 58m.

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Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Saunders St, Raleigh, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU).
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  • Distance: 615.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) via Copley Place across from Back Bay station, Boston, New York Moynihan Train Hall, Raleigh Union Station, and GoRaleigh Station in around 17h 9m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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 Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Cary
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Boston South Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$110 - $250
Business Class Seat
$180 - $320
Bus operators
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Boston, MA Oak & Harrison to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
coachrun.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.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 Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from New York to Durham
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$85 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is 711 miles. It takes approximately 12h 27m to drive from Boston Airport (BOS) to Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU).

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United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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