There are 5 ways to get from Raleigh to Lexington 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 to Lexington  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Lexington (LEX) RDU - LEX

$164 - $855

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  5. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$134 - $295

3 alternative options

Fly to Covington, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Covington (CVG) RDU - CVG
  2. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$207 - $355

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Columbus (CMH) RDU - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$211 - $406

Drive  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Lexington 500 miles

$45 - $75

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Raleigh to Lexington hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Lexington via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Columbus via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Raleigh to Lexington?

The distance between Raleigh and Lexington is 575 km. The road distance is 800 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Lexington?

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Lexington is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 24 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Raleigh to Lexington?

The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Lexington is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $200 - $360.

How long does it take to get from Raleigh to Lexington?

It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Raleigh to Lexington, including transfers.