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There are 3 ways to get from Raleigh to Southport by bus or car

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc 393 / ...

$130 - $187

2 alternative options

Bus Wanda Coach  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Wilmington Raleigh

$172 - $203

Drive  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Southport 159.9 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Southport is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Southport is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Southport is 133 miles. The road distance is 159.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Southport without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs $130 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Raleigh to Southport, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Southport is 160 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to drive from Raleigh to Southport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Southport. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Southport.
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  • Distance: 133.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Southport, NC, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Raleigh to Southport twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

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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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
$20 - $35
$35 - $50
Wanda Coach
Bus from Raleigh, NC to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
4 h
Once daily
Estimated price
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