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There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus, train, subway or car

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Fly Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles  •  2h 34m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$87 - $273

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Bus Megabus  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington

$36 - $55

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Bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly to Washington Dulles  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Washington Dulles (IAD) FAY - IAD

$219 - $598

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$97 - $244

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore, train, subway, bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
  4. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$101 - $441

Train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Silver Star / ...

$60 - $144

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...

$48 - $109

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 271.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which costs $85 - $280 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door via Raleigh, Nc, Richmond, Va, E St Ne & Columbus Circle, Pennsylvania Ave Nw & 13Th St Nw and D St Sw & 7Th St Sw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 37m.

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The distance between Raleigh and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 231 miles. The road distance is 271.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to train which takes 6h 45m and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 2h 34m and costs $85 - $280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 6h 45m, you could also bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 8h 37m.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 3m.

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Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Washington, Dc station.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 230.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 34m

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

United Airlines flies from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 19m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Metro Washington DC
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
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
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.

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 Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 272 miles. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Raleigh to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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United Airlines offers flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $67 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 26m and costs $2 - $3.

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