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

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LAX - RDU

$188 - $481

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Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  9 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) LAX - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$265 - $426

Bus  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$270 - $684

Train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak

$385 - $1,132

Drive  •  40 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Raleigh 2555.6 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Raleigh is 2245 miles. The road distance is 2555.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Raleigh without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 16 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to get from Los Angeles to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Raleigh is to fly which takes 7 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 16 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 2 days 20 h.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 47 min.

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Los Angeles to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 2244.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 19 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Raleigh via Columbus, Oh, Winston Salem, Nc, Raleigh, Nc, and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd in around 2 days 16 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Fayetteville Municipal via St. Louis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Fayetteville Municipal via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 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
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Raleigh is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 8:21 AM in Los Angeles and 11:21 AM in Raleigh.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Raleigh is 2556 miles. It takes approximately 40 h 29 min to drive from Los Angeles to Raleigh.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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