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There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Port Canaveral by plane, bus, car, train or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Orlando, line 8 bus, line 4 bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Orlando (MCO) RDU - MCO
  2. Take the line 8 bus from SR 520 @ Best Western Inn SW Corner to Transit Center Cocoa
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut

$88 - $659

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Fly to Orlando Sanford, drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) RDU - SFB
  2. Drive from Orlando Sanford to Port Canaveral

$168 - $563

Fly to Daytona Beach, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Daytona Beach (DAB) RDU - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Cocoa Beach

Fly to Melbourne, line 1 bus, line 4 bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Melbourne (MLB) RDU - MLB
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Government Center @ Viera to Transit Center Cocoa
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut

$170 - $811

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, train, bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) RDU - FLL
  2. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Airport Station to West Palm Beach Station
  3. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Melbourne, Fl

$274 - $480

Train, drive  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Winter Park Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Drive from Winter Park Amtrak Station to Port Canaveral

$96 - $261

Bus, shuttle  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, NC to Orlando, FL
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Port Canaveral 617.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Port Canaveral is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Port Canaveral is to fly and drive which costs $160 - $600 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Port Canaveral is 525 miles. The road distance is 617.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Port Canaveral without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 16 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Raleigh to Port Canaveral, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Port Canaveral is 617 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 3 min to drive from Raleigh to Port Canaveral.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Port Canaveral. Prices start at $75 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 Port Canaveral.
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  • Distance: 524.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Port Canaveral, FL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Raleigh to Port Canaveral. However, you can take the line 100 bus to RDU Airport at Terminal 1, take the walk to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Orlando, take the walk to Orlando Airport, take the shuttle to Cocoa Beach, FL - Pilot Gas, take the walk to SR 520 @ Best Western Inn SW Corner, take the line 8 bus to Transit Center Cocoa, take the line 4 bus to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut, then take the line 9 bus to Port Canaveral. Alternatively, you can take the line 100 bus to RDU Airport at Terminal 1, take the walk to Raleigh/Durham airport, fly to Orlando Sanford, then take the drive to Port Canaveral.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale via Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Tampa, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Orlando, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Reagan Washington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Tampa, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Daytona Beach via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Melbourne via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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 Union Station to Winter Park Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$370 - $550
Bus operators
Space Coast Area Transit
Phone
+1 321-633-1878
Website
321transit.com
Bus from SR 520 @ Best Western Inn SW Corner to Transit Center Cocoa
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com
Bus from Transit Center Cocoa to Shepard Park @ Pizza Hut
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com
Bus from Government Center @ Viera to Transit Center Cocoa
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
321transit.com
Rally Bus
Phone
+1-855-725-5928
Email
info@rallybus.net
Website
rallybus.net
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Cocoa Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
rallybus.net
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 West Palm Beach, Fl to Melbourne, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
bus
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Orlando, FL
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Melbourne Airport Express
Phone
+1 (321) 724-1600 / +1 (800) 826-4544
Website
melbourneairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
melbourneairportexpress.com

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