There are 5 ways to get from Cincinnati to Raleigh by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Covington  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CVG - RDU

$164 - $285

Cheapest option

Bus via Durham, Nc  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc

$72 - $176

3 alternative options

Bus to Columbus, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CMH - RDU

$172 - $335

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$73 - $187

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Raleigh 522 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Raleigh is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Raleigh is to fly which costs $160 - $290 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Raleigh is 399 miles. The road distance is 522 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Cincinnati to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Raleigh, Nc via Columbus, Oh and Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Raleigh is 522 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to drive from Cincinnati to Raleigh.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 399.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Raleigh every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to Raleigh via Columbus, Oh and Winston Salem, Nc in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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