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There are 10 ways to get from Raleigh to New Jersey by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Newark

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

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Trenton-Mercer

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

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia, train

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

Fly Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK, train

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

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia, train

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

Train to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Newark

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh to Newark

Bus via 34 St-Herald Sq

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Newark

Raleigh to New Jersey by train

The train journey time between Raleigh and New Jersey is around 9h 41m and covers a distance of around 517 miles. Operated by Amtrak, the Raleigh to New Jersey train service departs from Raleigh Union Station and arrives in Newark. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

22 Weekly Trains
9h 41m Average Duration
$60 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to bus which costs $50 - $80 and takes 11h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Raleigh to New Jersey is to fly which takes 3h 34m and costs $110 - $380.

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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 41m.

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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 41m and costs $60 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3h 34m 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 34m and costs $110 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $80 and takes 11h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to New Jersey.
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  • Distance: 378.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 34m

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

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Raleigh to Elizabeth hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh Union Station to Newark 3 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 9h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
PATH
Senior 65+
$2
Adult
$3
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Amtrak
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 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Amtrak
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 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Amtrak
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 Gray 30th Street to Trenton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
Amtrak Acela

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 Acela
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Trenton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $85
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $45
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $85
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $170
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 Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $100
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GoTo Bus

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 31m.

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

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