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There are 5 ways to get from Raleigh to Boone by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$45 - $74

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Bus via Columbia & Rosemary  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from GoRaleigh Station to N Columbia St at Rosemary St Crx
  2. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot 4
  3. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone

$22 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 1083 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone Westbound

$32 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Boone 190.1 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, bus  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT) RDU - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
  3. Take the bus from Hickory Airport to Boone

$312 - $548

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Boone is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Boone is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Boone. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Boone via Raleigh, Nc and Greensboro, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Boone is 173 miles. The road distance is 190.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Boone without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Raleigh to Boone, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Raleigh to Boone bus services, operated by Sunway Charters, arrive at Boone station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Boone is 190 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Raleigh to Boone.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Boone.
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  • Distance: 173.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Boone, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Raleigh to Boone via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, and Greensboro, Nc in around 6 h 39 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
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 Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 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
Bus operators
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Boone
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.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.

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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 Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoRaleigh Station to N Columbia St at Rosemary St
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Hickory Hop
Website
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Charlotte Airport to Hickory Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com
Bus from Hickory Airport to Boone
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hickoryhop.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 224+ hotels available in Boone. Prices start at $76 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 25 min and costs $2 - $3.

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