There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Baltimore by plane, train, subway, bus 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 to Baltimore  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI

$89 - $245

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington
  2. Take the train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb Marc

$34 - $54

6 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$146 - $400

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway, train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  3. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak

$101 - $465

Train via Washington Union Station Amtrak  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$108 - $295

Train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$55 - $150

Bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Baltimore Downtown, Md 1002 / ...

$40 - $96

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Baltimore 302.1 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Baltimore is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Baltimore is to fly which costs $85 - $250 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Baltimore is 269 miles. The road distance is 302.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Raleigh to Baltimore, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Baltimore. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Baltimore Downtown, Md via Raleigh, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Baltimore.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Baltimore, MD, USA?

Southwest Airlines and Delta fly from Raleigh to Baltimore every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Raleigh to Baltimore via Washington Union Station Amtrak in around 6 h 49 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from NEW CARROLLTON MARC nb to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to PENN STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 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 - $340
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 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 Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45

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