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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 7 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 / ...

$79 - $194

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 24 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

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

Delta, United 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
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Raleigh is 822 km. The road distance is 1107 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Raleigh is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 12 h.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Raleigh is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $160 - $390.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Raleigh. 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.

It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Detroit to Raleigh, including transfers.