There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to Ashburn 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 Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$117 - $313

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington

$63 - $91

5 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Aviation Dr & Autopilot Dr

$125 - $279

Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FAY - IAD

$249 - $638

Train  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$95 - $189

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 3014 / ...

$77 - $153

Drive  •  5 h

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Ashburn 274.1 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Ashburn is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 5 h.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Ashburn is to fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Ashburn is 236 miles. The road distance is 274.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Ashburn without a car is to train which takes 8 h 23 min and costs $95 - $190.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Raleigh to Ashburn, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Ashburn is to fly which takes 2 h 46 min and costs $110 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $190 and takes 8 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs $75 - $160 and takes 8 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Ashburn is 274 miles. It takes approximately 5 h to drive from Raleigh to Ashburn.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Ashburn.
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  • Distance: 236.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Ashburn, VA, USA?

United Airlines flies from Raleigh to Ashburn 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh to Ashburn twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 19 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay B to Aviation Dr & Autopilot Dr
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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