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There are 6 ways to get from Raleigh to Atlanta by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Raleigh/Durham  •  3h 18m

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

$85 - $286

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Bus Megabus  •  10h 15m

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

$37 - $63

4 alternative options

Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly  •  4h 4m

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

$182 - $901

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9h 54m

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

$41 - $111

Train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Atlanta Peachtree Station Crescent

$89 - $216

Drive  •  6h 57m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Atlanta 408.9 miles

$40 - $60

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

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Atlanta is to fly which costs $85 - $290 and takes 3h 18m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Atlanta. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Atlanta, Ga via Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 54m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Atlanta is 357 miles. The road distance is 408.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Atlanta without a car is to bus which takes 9h 54m and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Raleigh to Atlanta, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Atlanta is to fly which takes 3h 18m and costs $85 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 9h 54m, you could also train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 9h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Atlanta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Raleigh to Atlanta bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Atlanta, Ga station.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Atlanta.
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  • Distance: 357 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Raleigh to Atlanta every 3 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Atlanta via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
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
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Atlanta Peachtree Station
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Atlanta is 409 miles. It takes approximately 6h 57m to drive from Raleigh to Atlanta.

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Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Atlanta Airport.

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There are 557+ hotels available in Atlanta. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 26m and costs $2 - $3.

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