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There are 6 ways to get from Columbus to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  3 h 32 min

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

$155 - $298

Cheapest option

Bus via N Columbia St at W Franklin St  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St 4
  3. Take the bus from N Columbia St at W Franklin St to GoRaleigh Station Crx

$52 - $115

4 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  6 h 46 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  •  13 h 51 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 / ...

$62 - $148

Bus, train  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak

$80 - $187

Drive  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Columbus to Raleigh 485.2 miles

$45 - $70

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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 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Winston Salem, Nc and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 51 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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The best way to get from Columbus to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 51 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Columbus to Raleigh, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Columbus to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $150 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 376.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Columbus to Raleigh every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Raleigh via Winston Salem, Nc, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 13 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
3 times a day
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from N Columbia St at W Franklin St to GoRaleigh Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Raleigh is 485 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 23 min to drive from Columbus to Raleigh.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Columbus 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 Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3 - $5.

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