There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Fairfax by plane, subway, train, 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 Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$92 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield 4407 / ...

$43 - $99

6 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  3. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$96 - $283

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore, train, subway  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
  3. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station

$94 - $435

Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FAY - IAD
  3. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station

$228 - $608

Train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Silver Star / ...

$55 - $138

Bus, Megabus, subway  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from GoRaleigh Station to GoDurham Station Drx
  2. Take the Megabus from Durham to Washington
  3. Take the bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW Nm
  4. Take the subway from SMITHSONIAN station to KING STREET station
  5. Take the bus from King St Station & Bus Bay D to University Dr & Main St 29K

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Fairfax 256.2 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Fairfax is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Fairfax is to fly and subway which costs $90 - $240 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Fairfax is 226 miles. The road distance is 256.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Raleigh to Fairfax, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Fairfax. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Rt 29/50 Fairfax Blvd & Paul Vi High School via Raleigh, Nc, Richmond, Va, Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E and Dunn Loring Station & Bus Bay E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Fairfax, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh to Fairfax twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Fairfax via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Richmond, Va, Springfield, Franconia-Springfield Metro Bay E, Dunn Loring Metro, and Dunn Loring Station & Bus Bay E in around 8 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from SMITHSONIAN station to KING STREET station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 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 BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 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 - $330
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 Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoRaleigh Station to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
D.C. Circulator
Website
dccirculator.com
Bus from E Street and Columbus Circle NE to Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
r.peaktransit.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from King St Station & Bus Bay D to University Dr & Main St
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com

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