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There are 5 ways to get from Raleigh to Panama City Beach by plane, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Panama City  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Panama City (ECP) RDU - ECP

$262 - $1,168

Cheapest option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Dothan, drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Dothan (DHN) RDU - DHN
  2. Drive from Dothan to Panama City Beach

$251 - $1,317

3 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso, taxi  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Valparaiso (VPS) RDU - VPS
  2. Take a taxi from Valparaiso to Panama City Beach

$332 - $923

Train to Charlotte, fly to Panama City  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Panama City (ECP) CLT - ECP

$320 - $1,358

Drive  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Panama City Beach 726 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Panama City Beach is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Panama City Beach is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 26 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Panama City Beach is 570 miles. The road distance is 726 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Raleigh to Panama City Beach, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Panama City Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 27 min and has one stopover.

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Panama City Beach is 1 h behind Raleigh. It is currently 3:55 AM in Raleigh and 2:55 AM in Panama City Beach.

Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Panama City Beach is 726 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to drive from Raleigh to Panama City Beach.

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

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There are 1301+ hotels available in Panama City Beach. Prices start at $71 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 25 min and costs $2 - $3.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Panama City Beach.
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  • Distance: 570.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Panama City Beach, FL, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Panama City Beach hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Charlotte to Panama City via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Dothan via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Dothan via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Dothan via Orlando, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Dothan via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Dothan via Indianapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Panama City via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Panama City
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Panama City via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Valparaiso via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,800
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 Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Other operators
Taxi from Valparaiso to Panama City Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Quickie Taxi
Phone
+1 850-716-6545
Website
quickietaxi.com

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