There are 3 ways to get from Cary to Boone by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$44 - $71

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 1083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$35 - $57

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Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cary to Boone 184.1 miles

$18 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cary to Boone is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cary to Boone is to drive which costs $18 - $26 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cary station to Boone. However, there are services departing from Cary Train Station and arriving at Boone via GoRaleigh Station, Raleigh, Nc and Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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The distance between Cary and Boone is 165 miles. The road distance is 184.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cary to Boone without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $40 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Cary to Boone, including transfers.

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Cary to Boone bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Cary to Boone bus services, operated by Sunway Charters, arrive at Boone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cary to Boone is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Cary to Boone.

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There are 205+ hotels available in Boone. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cary to Boone.
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  • Distance: 165.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

What companies run services between Cary, NC, USA and Boone, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Cary to Boone via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Greensboro, Nc in around 6 h 35 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cary Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Bus operators
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.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 Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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