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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Raleigh by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 100 bus  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU
  3. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

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Bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC Nyc

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Train to Newark, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 100 bus  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU
  3. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 100 bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU
  3. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU

Fly New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) LGA - GSO
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Raleigh Union Station

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 100 bus  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) TTN - RDU
  3. Take the line 100 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station

Train  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Raleigh Union Station Carolinian / ...

Bus via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd  •  13h 16m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Raleigh "Greyhound"

Drive  •  8h 44m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Raleigh 495.5 miles

Manhattan to Raleigh by train

The train journey time between Manhattan and Raleigh is around 9h 53m and covers a distance of around 531 miles. The fastest train normally takes 9h 48m. Operated by Amtrak, the Manhattan to Raleigh train service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Raleigh Union Station. Typically 14 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
9h 53m
Fastest train time:
9h 48m
Train distance:
531 miles
Trains per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$60
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:17
Last train departs at:
11:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Raleigh train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Raleigh is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Raleigh is to subway and fly and line 100 bus. Taking this option will cost $100 - $410 and takes 4h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station station and arriving at Raleigh Union Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 57m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Raleigh is 431 miles. The road distance is 495.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 9h 57m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Manhattan to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Raleigh is to train which takes 9h 57m and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $65 and takes 10h 38m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 431.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Raleigh Union Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 9h 57m. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9h 15m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $350
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $380
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Greensboro to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$80 - $120
Business Seat - Child
$75 - $110
First Class - Adult
$130 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $190
First Class - Child
$130 - $180
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to GoRaleigh Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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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 New York to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Raleigh is 495 miles. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Manhattan to Raleigh.

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