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Train, drive, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cary Amtrak to Kannapolis Amtrak
  2. Drive from Kannapolis Amtrak to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$100 - $172

3 alternative options

Megabus, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Durham to Charlotte NC
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$160 - $275

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cary to Boone 184.1 miles

$18 - $26

Fly, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT) RDU - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$314 - $551

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

You can take a bus from Cary to Boone via Durham Amtrak, Durham, Charlotte NC, Charlotte Airport, and Hickory Airport in around 7 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cary Amtrak to Kannapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cary and Boone is 265 km. The road distance is 295 km.

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

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

It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Cary to Boone, including transfers.