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There are 4 ways to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Union Station to Wilson Amtrak Station Carolinian
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC 6089

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Fly, taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New Bern (EWN) RDU - EWN
  2. Take a taxi from New Bern to Emerald Isle

$290 - $980

2 alternative options

Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc 312
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC 6089

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle 165.9 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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The distance between Research Triangle and Emerald Isle is 133 miles. The road distance is 165.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 7 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 11 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Research Triangle to Emerald Isle is 166 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Emerald Isle. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle.
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  • Distance: 132.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Research Triangle, NC, USA and Emerald Isle, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Research Triangle to Emerald Isle via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Wilson, Nc, Wilson, NC, and Havelock, NC in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Wilson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Other operators
Taxi from New Bern to Emerald Isle
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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