There are 9 ways to get from Raleigh to New Jersey by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly to Newark  •  3h 41m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newark (EWR) RDU - EWR

$68 - $268

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Fly to Trenton-Mercer  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) RDU - TTN

$38 - $348

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Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RDU - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 9th Street to Journal Square

$78 - $231

Fly to New York JFK, subway, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK) RDU - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Fulton St
  3. Take the train from World Trade Center to Journal Square

$93 - $214

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Philadelphia (PHL) RDU - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$61 - $170

Train  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark Penn Station Silver Star / ...

$60 - $90

Bus via New York, NY  •  10h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY Raleigh

$46 - $66

Bus  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Newark, Nj 1078

$51 - $76

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Newark 501.5 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to fly which costs $65 - $270 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to New Jersey. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Newark, Nj via Raleigh, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Raleigh Union Station station and arriving at Newark Penn Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 38m.

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The distance between Raleigh and New Jersey is 378 miles. The road distance is 501.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 9h 38m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Raleigh to New Jersey, including transfers.

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Raleigh to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Raleigh to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Union Station.

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What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and New Jersey, USA?

United Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark Penn Station twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 9h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $310
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $410
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 9th Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from World Trade Center to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to Fulton St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from 30th Street Train Station to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
septa.org
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 30th Street Train Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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GoTo Bus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3h 41m and costs $65 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 9h 38m, you could also bus via New York, NY, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 10h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 34m.

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Raleigh to New Jersey bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Newark, Nj station.

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Raleigh to New Jersey train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to New Jersey is 501 miles. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Raleigh to New Jersey.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Newark Airport.

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Book your Raleigh to New Jersey train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 26+ hotels available in New Jersey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Raleigh/Durham Airport is to line 100 bus which takes 28 min and costs $2 - $3.

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