There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to Atlanta 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 from Raleigh/Durham  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Atlanta (ATL) RDU - ATL

$85 - $286

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga 1081

$41 - $111

5 alternative options

Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly  •  3 h 51 min

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

$182 - $901

Train, bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA Atlanta route

$212 - $267

Bus Pandora Bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Doraville, GA

$65 - $66

Megabus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Durham to Atlanta GA

$42 - $63

Drive  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Atlanta 408.9 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Atlanta, GA, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Raleigh to Atlanta hourly. Alternatively, Pandora Bus operates a bus from Raleigh to Atlanta every 4 hours. Tickets cost $60 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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 Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Durham, NC to Doraville, GA
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
search.gotobus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Raleigh and Atlanta is 571 km. The road distance is 654 km.

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Atlanta is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3 h 10 min and costs $85 - $290.

No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Raleigh to Atlanta, including transfers.