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There are 3 ways to get from Raleigh to Morehead City by train, bus or car

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Station Carolinian
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC 6089

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc 312
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC 6089

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Morehead City 149.2 miles

$14 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Morehead City is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Morehead City is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Morehead City. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Morehead City, NC via Raleigh, Nc and Wilson, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Morehead City is 131 miles. The road distance is 149.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Morehead City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Raleigh to Morehead City, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Morehead City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Raleigh to Morehead City bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Morehead City, NC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Morehead City is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Raleigh to Morehead City.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Morehead City. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Morehead City.
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  • Distance: 130.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Morehead City, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Raleigh to Morehead City via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Wilson, Nc, and Wilson, NC in around 7 h 4 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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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 Wilson, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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