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

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Newark  •  3h 37m

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

$53 - $166

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Bus via Delancey St-Essex St  •  12h 43m

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

$41 - $89

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK, train  •  4h 18m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK) RDU - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$98 - $271

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RDU - LGA
  2. Take the train from 33rd Street to Journal Square

$96 - $338

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia, train  •  4h 38m

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

$55 - $244

Train to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Newark  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Newark (EWR) GSO - EWR

$147 - $354

Train  •  9h 59m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark Carolinian / ...

$60 - $90

Bus  •  11h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh to Newark "Greyhound"

$51 - $76

Drive  •  8h 29m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Newark 481.8 miles

$45 - $70

Raleigh to New Jersey by train

The train journey time between Raleigh and New Jersey is around 9h 52m and covers a distance of around 521 miles. The fastest train normally takes 9h 38m. Operated by Amtrak, the Raleigh to New Jersey train service departs from Raleigh Union Station and arrives in Newark. Typically 10 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3h 37m and costs $50 - $170.

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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 via Raleigh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 4m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Raleigh Union Station station and arriving at Newark. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 59m.

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The distance between Raleigh and New Jersey is 378 miles. The road distance is 481.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey without a car is to train which takes 9h 59m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3h 37m 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 station.

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

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3h 37m and costs $50 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 9h 59m, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 11h 4m.

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  • Distance: 378.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 37m

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

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from Raleigh to Elizabeth every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 9h 59m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $430
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $430
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $440
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
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 Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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 Philadelphia to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
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
$6 - $8
Website
septa.org
Bus operators
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 to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to New Jersey is 482 miles. It takes approximately 8h 29m to drive from Raleigh to New Jersey.

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

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There are 31+ 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 $3.

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