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

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Recommended option

Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BNA - RDU

$138 - $319

Cheapest option

Bus Wanda Coach  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to Durham Atlanta

$63 - $74

5 alternative options

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  5 h 52 min

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

$205 - $954

Bus Pandora Bus  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 1105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta ,GA to Durham, NC

$94 - $135

Bus, train  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va
  2. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$110 - $259

Bus, train via Goldwire St & 2nd Ave SW  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, 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

$141 - $356

Drive  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Nashville to Raleigh 543.3 miles

$50 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nashville to Raleigh is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nashville to Raleigh is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $130 - $320.

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The distance between Nashville and Raleigh is 734 km. The road distance is 869 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Nashville to Raleigh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nashville to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Alabama St @ Forsyth St, Atlanta ,GA, Front St at Courtyard Marriott, Horton Rd at Guess Rd and GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Nashville to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Raleigh via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center Station, Chamblee Station, Chamblee Station - East Loop, Chamblee Dunwoody Rd @ Clairview Dr, Atlanta, Durham, Guess Rd at North Pointe Dr, and GoDurham Station in around 13 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $700
Flights from Nashville to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Nashville to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $600
Flights from Nashville to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Nashville to Fayetteville Municipal via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Nashville to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Nashville to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Nashville to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Nashville to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
3 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
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.

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 Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Lynchburg, Va
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Atlanta to Durham
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Atlanta ,GA to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com

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