There are 8 ways to get from Fort Worth to Outer Banks by plane, car, train, bus or car ferry

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern, drive  •  10 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to New Bern (EWN) DFW - EWN
  2. Drive from New Bern to Buxton

$237 - $1,036

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Drive, ferry, car ferry  •  27 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Fort Worth to Cedar Island, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  3. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$154 - $216

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Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk, drive  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Norfolk (ORF) DFW - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Buxton

$182 - $499

Train to Dallas, fly to Raleigh/Durham, train, Amtrak Thruway, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from T&P Station to Victory Station
  2. Fly from Dallas (DAL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DAL - RDU
  3. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
  5. Drive from Morehead City, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  6. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  7. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Raleigh/Durham, train, Amtrak Thruway, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DFW - RDU
  2. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
  4. Drive from Morehead City, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  5. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  6. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

Fly Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington, Amtrak Thruway, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  20 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Dallas/Ft.Worth (DFW) to Wilmington (ILM) DFW - ILM
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilmington, NC to Wilson, NC
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
  4. Drive from Morehead City, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  5. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  6. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  44 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Hampton, Va
  4. Drive from Waterside & Commercial to Cedar Island, NC
  5. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  6. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$185 - $422

Drive  •  24 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Fort Worth to Buxton 1473.1 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fort Worth and Outer Banks is 1270 miles. The road distance is 1473.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 59 min to get from Fort Worth to Outer Banks, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 34 min and has one stopover.

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Outer Banks is 1 h ahead of Fort Worth. It is currently 7:56 AM in Fort Worth and 8:56 AM in Outer Banks.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Worth to Outer Banks is 1473 miles. It takes approximately 24 h 31 min to drive from Fort Worth to Outer Banks.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Outer Banks. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fort Worth to Outer Banks.
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  • Distance: 1269.6 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 59 min

What companies run services between Fort Worth, TX, USA and Outer Banks, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Fort Worth to Buxton. However, you can take the train to Centreport Station, take the line 803 bus to Dfw Remote South Parking, take the line 801 bus to Terminal C @ Entry Ll C10 - N - Ns, take the walk to Dallas/Ft.Worth airport, fly to New Bern, then take the drive to Buxton. Alternatively, you can take the train to Centreport Station, take the line 803 bus to Dfw Remote South Parking, take the line 801 bus to Terminal C @ Entry Ll C10 - N - Ns, take the walk to Dallas/Ft.Worth airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Buxton.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Baton Rouge, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Jackson/Vicksburg, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Memphis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Kansas City, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Greenville/Spartanburg, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Savannah, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via New Orleans, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Dallas to Raleigh/Durham via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Norfolk via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Dallas/Ft.Worth to Raleigh/Durham via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
Phone
214-979-1111
Website
dart.org
Train from T&P Station to Victory Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
More information at
dart.org
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 Raleigh Amtrak to Wilson Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington, NC to Wilson, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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 Ft Worth, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $21
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Richmond, Va to Hampton, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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