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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc 1082 / ...

$81 - $124

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$56 - $126

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Gastonia to Raleigh 184.5 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Gastonia Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CLT - RDU

$235 - $402

Train, fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Gastonia Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) CLT - FAY
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$212 - $987

What companies run services between Gastonia, NC, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Gastonia to Raleigh hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Gastonia to Raleigh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Gastonia Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gastonia to Raleigh?

The distance between Gastonia and Raleigh is 238 km. The road distance is 295 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh?

The cheapest way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh?

The quickest way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh is to drive which takes 3 h 11 min and costs $18 - $27.

Is there a direct train between Gastonia and Raleigh?

No, there is no direct train from Gastonia to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Gastonia Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via Charlotte Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

How long does it take to get from Gastonia to Raleigh?

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Gastonia to Raleigh, including transfers.