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There are 3 ways to get from Research Triangle to New Bern by train, bus or car

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  •  5h 53m

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

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  6h 55m

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

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Research Triangle to New Bern 129.7 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle to New Bern is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Research Triangle to New Bern is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Research Triangle to New Bern. However, there are services departing from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 and arriving at New Bern, NC via GoRaleigh Station, Raleigh, Nc and Wilson, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 55m.

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The distance between Research Triangle and New Bern is 112 miles. The road distance is 129.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Research Triangle to New Bern without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 5h 53m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Research Triangle to New Bern, including transfers.

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Research Triangle to New Bern bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Research Triangle to New Bern bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Bern, NC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Research Triangle to New Bern is 130 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Research Triangle to New Bern.

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There are 13+ hotels available in New Bern. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Research Triangle to New Bern.
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  • Distance: 111.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Research Triangle, NC, USA and New Bern, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Research Triangle to New Bern via GoRaleigh Station, Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd, Raleigh, Nc, Wilson, Nc, and Wilson, NC in around 6h 55m.

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
1h 1m
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 New Bern, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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