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

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Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 1078 / ...

$85 - $128

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Train  •  4 h 53 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 30 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  •  5 h 36 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

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

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

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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 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Gastonia and Raleigh is 148 miles. The road distance is 184.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Gastonia to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Gastonia to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlotte Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Gastonia to Raleigh is to bus which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $85 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $130 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 49 min.

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Gastonia to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Gastonia to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 148.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Gastonia to Raleigh 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Gastonia to Raleigh 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
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 Charlotte Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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

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 Charlotte, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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Yes, the driving distance between Gastonia to Raleigh is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to drive from Gastonia to Raleigh.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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