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

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Fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DTW - RDU

$164 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 4 min

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

$80 - $195

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 9 min

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

$143 - $398

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Detroit to Raleigh 692.1 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 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Raleigh is to fly which costs $160 - $390 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Raleigh is 514 miles. The road distance is 692.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Detroit to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Winston Salem, Nc and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 43 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 514 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

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

Delta, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Detroit to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Raleigh via Winston Salem, Nc, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 19 h 4 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
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 Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak 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.

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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, Mi to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $160
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 Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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