There are 5 ways to get from Columbus 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 to Raleigh/Durham  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CMH - RDU

$155 - $298

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc 1093
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 1078 / ...

$60 - $146

3 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) CMH - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$212 - $953

Bus via Durham, Nc  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc 1093
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Durham, Nc 4840 / ...

$60 - $144

Drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Raleigh 485.2 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Raleigh is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Raleigh is to fly which costs $150 - $300 and takes 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between Columbus and Raleigh is 377 miles. The road distance is 485.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Columbus to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Raleigh, Nc via Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Raleigh every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Raleigh via Winston Salem, Nc in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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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