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

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

Recommended option

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Tulsa (TUL) RDU - TUL

$166 - $807

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Memphis, Tn
  3. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Oklahoma City, Ok
  4. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Tulsa, Ok

$142 - $371

8 alternative options

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Stillwater, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Stillwater (SWO) RDU - SWO
  2. Take the bus from Stillwater, OK to Tulsa, OK

$303 - $1,245

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville, drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Fayetteville (XNA) RDU - XNA
  2. Drive from Fayetteville to Tulsa

$232 - $1,118

Train to Charlotte, fly to Tulsa  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Tulsa (TUL) CLT - TUL

$224 - $997

Train, bus via Birmingham, Al  •  32 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham, Al to Memphis, Tn
  4. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Oklahoma City, Ok
  5. Take the bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Tulsa, Ok

$192 - $507

Bus via Columbus, Oh  •  36 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Kansas City, Mo
  4. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Tulsa, OK 801

$172 - $391

Train, bus  •  37 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to Tulsa, Ok

$255 - $719

Train, bus #2  •  45 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok

$244 - $665

Drive  •  19 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Tulsa 1155.4 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Tulsa is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 19 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Tulsa is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Tulsa. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Tulsa, Ok via Raleigh, Nc, Atlanta, Ga, Memphis, Tn and Oklahoma City, Ok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 35 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Tulsa is 975 miles. The road distance is 1155.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Tulsa without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 35 min and costs $140 - $380.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Raleigh to Tulsa, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Tulsa is to fly which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $140 - $380 and takes 29 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Tulsa.
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  • Distance: 975.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Tulsa, OK, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Raleigh to Tulsa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Tulsa via Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Atlanta, Ga, Memphis, Tn, and Oklahoma City, Ok in around 29 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Stillwater via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Stillwater via Charlotte, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Stillwater via Pittsburgh, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Stillwater via Reagan Washington, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Fayetteville via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Tulsa via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Tulsa via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
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
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Birmingham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Washington Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Chicago Union Station to Kansas City Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 h 41 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Stillwater, OK to Tulsa, OK
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Tulsa, OK
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
jeffersonlines.com
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 Raleigh, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Oklahoma City, Ok
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Oklahoma City, Ok to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Memphis, Tn
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Kansas City, Mo
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Chicago, Il to Tulsa, Ok
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180

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