There are 8 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  •  5 h 54 min

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

$184 - $855

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  19 h 41 min

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

$81 - $165

6 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  6 h 37 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

Bus, train via Atlanta, Ga  •  17 h 42 min

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

$110 - $266

Bus, train  •  22 h 48 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 / ...

$105 - $256

Train  •  32 h 22 min

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

$202 - $572

Drive  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Raleigh 752.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Memphis to Raleigh is to fly which costs $180 - $900 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between Memphis and Raleigh is 647 miles. The road distance is 752.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Memphis to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Memphis to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Memphis, Tn and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Memphis station to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Memphis Central Station and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 22 min.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Raleigh without a car is to bus and train which takes 17 h 42 min and costs $110 - $270.

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Map of how to get from Memphis to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 647 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Memphis to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Memphis to Raleigh via Atlanta, Ga, Five Points Station, Civic Center Station, Atlanta GA, Durham, NC, and GoDurham Station in around 19 h 41 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 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
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Memphis to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Memphis to Raleigh/Durham via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak 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
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 Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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 Birmingham, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
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 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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