There are 4 ways to get from Raleigh to Detroit 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  •  4 h 33 min

  1. RDU - DTW

$164 - $385

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 27 min

  1. 1041 / ...
  2. 1096

$76 - $198

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  21 h 36 min

$146 - $394

Drive  •  11 h 53 min

  1. 687.6 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Detroit via GoDurham Station, Durham, Nc, and Winston Salem, Nc in around 20 h 27 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Durham, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Raleigh and Detroit is 822 km. The road distance is 1100 km.

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Detroit is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $160 - $390.

No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Detroit. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Durham, Nc and Winston Salem, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Raleigh to Detroit, including transfers.