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

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MSP - RDU

$154 - $416

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  38h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc

$153 - $378

5 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  8h

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

$241 - $1,001

Train  •  34h 24m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station

$217 - $633

Bus via New York  •  34h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC Nyc

$189 - $218

Train via Alexandria Amtrak Station  •  40h 14m

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Raleigh Union Station

$237 - $673

Drive  •  20h 48m

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Raleigh 1218.5 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 20h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh is to fly which costs $150 - $420 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, MN and arriving at Saunders St, Raleigh, NC via Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL and New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 39m.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Raleigh is 1002 miles. The road distance is 1218.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 34h 24m and costs $210 - $650.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Minneapolis to Raleigh bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Minneapolis, MN station.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs $150 - $420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $650 and takes 34h 24m, you could also bus, which costs $180 - $220 and takes 34h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Minneapolis Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 29m.

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Minneapolis to Raleigh bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Saunders St, Raleigh, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Minneapolis to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 1001.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Minneapolis, MN, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Delta, Frontier Airlines and four other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Minneapolis to Raleigh via Union Depot Station & Terminal, St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot, Chicago Union Station, and Washington Union Station in around 34h 24m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via Rochester, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via St. Louis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Covington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
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 St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
23h 14m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago Amtrak, Il
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Bus from Chicago Amtrak, Il to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
19h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Saunders St, Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Raleigh is 1h ahead of Minneapolis. It is currently 2:44 AM in Minneapolis and 3:44 AM in Raleigh.

Yes, the driving distance between Minneapolis to Raleigh is 1219 miles. It takes approximately 20h 48m to drive from Minneapolis to Raleigh.

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United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Minneapolis Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 159+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Minneapolis to Minneapolis Airport is to tram which takes 18m and costs $2 - $3.

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