There are 7 ways to get from Memphis to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MEM - RDU

$184 - $855

Cheapest option

Bus via Atlanta, Ga  •  17 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 3866 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Durham, Nc 1082

$83 - $202

5 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) MEM - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$231 - $1,150

Megabus, train  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Memphis to Birmingham
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$126 - $317

Bus, train  •  22 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$132 - $348

Bus  •  23 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Richmond, Va 1508
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc 1019 / ...

$104 - $255

Drive  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Raleigh 752.5 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Memphis, TN, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Memphis to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Memphis to Raleigh via Atlanta, Ga, Durham, Nc, and GoDurham Station in around 17 h 1 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Birmingham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Memphis to Raleigh?

The distance between Memphis and Raleigh is 1035 km. The road distance is 1204 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Memphis to Raleigh is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 43 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Memphis to Raleigh is to fly which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $180 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Memphis and Raleigh?

No, there is no direct bus from Memphis to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Memphis, Tn and arriving at S Salisbury St at W Morgan St via Atlanta, Ga and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 1 min.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Memphis to Raleigh, including transfers.