There are 6 ways to get from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse 320

$74 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Savannah, Ga 1003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc 1096 / ...

$48 - $111

4 alternative options

Bus via Columbia, Sc  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, NC to Columbia, SC
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Beaufort, Sc

$65 - $121

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island 325.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Hilton Head  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Hilton Head (HHH) RDU - HHH

$232 - $1,203

Fly to Savannah, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Savannah (SAV) RDU - SAV
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc

$209 - $1,033

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Hilton Head Island, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Savannah, Ga, Beaufort, Sc, and Lowes in around 9 h 39 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Hilton Head via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Hilton Head via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Hilton Head via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Hilton Head via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Savannah via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Bus operators
Palmetto Breeze Transit
Website
palmettobreezetransit.com
Bus from Yemassee to Hwy 278 & Wild Horse
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
palmettobreezetransit.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Beaufort, Sc
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
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 Columbia, Sc to Beaufort, Sc
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Raleigh and Hilton Head Island is 441 km. The road distance is 521 km.

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island is to drive which takes 5 h 24 min and costs $30 - $50.

No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Hwy 278 via Raleigh, Nc, Savannah, Ga and Lowes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Raleigh to Hilton Head Island, including transfers.