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There are 4 ways to get from Cleveland to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CLE - RDU

$114 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va 1648
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc 1019 / ...

$75 - $182

2 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station Capitol Limited
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$119 - $324

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Raleigh 574.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Raleigh is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Raleigh is to fly which costs $110 - $290 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 54 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Raleigh is 431 miles. The road distance is 574.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 59 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Cleveland to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3 h 54 min and costs $110 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 16 h 59 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $330 and takes 17 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 431.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Raleigh every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Raleigh via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 16 h 59 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Cleveland to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Cleveland to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
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 Cleveland Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
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 Cleveland, Oh to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Raleigh is 574 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to drive from Cleveland to Raleigh.

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Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 153+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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