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There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to Newport News by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Newport News Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$78 - $132

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Bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Norfolk, Va 330 / ...

$27 - $38

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Drive  •  3h 37m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Newport News 191.2 miles

$18 - $27

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk  •  5h

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Norfolk (ORF) RDU - ORF

$187 - $638

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Newport News  •  5h 31m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newport News (PHF) RDU - PHF

$74 - $415

Train to Charlotte, fly to Newport News  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Newport News (PHF) CLT - PHF

$140 - $656

Train to Charlotte, fly to Norfolk  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Norfolk (ORF) CLT - ORF

$243 - $939

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Newport News is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Newport News is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Newport News. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Jefferson & Pavilion via Raleigh, Nc, Wood & Church and Newport News Transfer Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Newport News is 152 miles. The road distance is 191.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Newport News without a car is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs $75 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 41m to get from Raleigh to Newport News, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Newport News bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Newport News is to train which takes 6h 41m and costs $75 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $40 and takes 7h 11m, you could also fly, which costs $180 - $650 and takes 5h.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Raleigh to Newport News bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Norfolk, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Newport News.
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  • Distance: 151.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 41m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Newport News, VA, USA?

You can take a train from Raleigh to Newport News via Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station, Newport News Amtrak Station, and Warwick & Lafayette in around 6h 41m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Raleigh, Nc to Norfolk, Va 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Charlotte to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Raleigh Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Seat
$55 - $80
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 Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Newport News Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
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, Nc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Newport News is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Raleigh to Newport News.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Newport News. 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 29 min and costs $2 - $3.

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