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

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 100 bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DTW - RDU
  2. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Salisbury St at W Morgan St

$115 - $338

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Bus  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit to Winston Salem "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem to Raleigh "Greyhound"

$82 - $113

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Fly to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DTW - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Raleigh Union Station

$88 - $545

Bus, train  •  22h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit to Toledo
  2. Take the train from Toledo to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station

$118 - $174

Drive  •  11h 50m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Raleigh 683.6 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Raleigh is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Raleigh is to fly and line 100 bus which costs $110 - $340 and takes 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Detroit and arriving at Raleigh via Winston Salem. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 35m.

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The distance between Detroit and Raleigh is 514 miles. The road distance is 683.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 17h 35m and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 5h 28m to get from Detroit to Raleigh, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Raleigh is 684 miles. It takes approximately 11h 50m to drive from Detroit to Raleigh.

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  • Distance: 514 miles
  • Duration: 5h 28m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Detroit to Raleigh via Winston Salem in around 17h 35m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $440
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $480
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Detroit to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Greensboro to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Toledo to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
13h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Salisbury St at W Morgan St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Detroit to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Winston Salem to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Detroit to Toledo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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

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There are 322+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 57 min and costs $2.

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