There are 3 ways to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc 381 / ...

$65 - $107

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Carolina Beach 140.8 miles

$13 - $20

Fly  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Wilmington (ILM) RDU - ILM

$232 - $1,028

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Carolina Beach, NC, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Raleigh to Carolina Beach hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Raleigh to Carolina Beach hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Raleigh to Carolina Beach?

The distance between Raleigh and Carolina Beach is 205 km. The road distance is 225 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach?

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach?

The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $13 - $20.

How long does it take to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach?

It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Raleigh to Carolina Beach, including transfers.