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There are 6 ways to get from Richmond to Morehead City by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Wilson Amtrak Station Carolinian / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC 6089

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Fly to Jacksonville, drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Jacksonville (OAJ) RIC - OAJ
  2. Drive from Jacksonville to Morehead City

$156 - $760

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Bus, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Wilson, Nc 312
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Morehead City, NC

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Morehead City 248 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to New Bern, taxi  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to New Bern (EWN) RIC - EWN
  2. Take a taxi from New Bern to Morehead City

$302 - $1,132

Fly to Wilmington, bus, taxi  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Wilmington (ILM) RIC - ILM
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
  3. Take a taxi from Jacksonville to Morehead City

$380 - $1,408

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Morehead City is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Morehead City is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Morehead City. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Morehead City, NC via Raleigh, Nc and Wilson, NC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Morehead City is 201 miles. The road distance is 248 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Morehead City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Richmond to Morehead City, including transfers.

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Richmond to Morehead City bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to New Bern Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Richmond to Morehead City bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Morehead City, NC station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Morehead City is 248 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Richmond to Morehead City.

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  • Distance: 201 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Richmond, VA, USA and Morehead City, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Richmond to Morehead City via Raleigh, Nc, Wilson, Nc, and Wilson, NC in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to New Bern via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Richmond to New Bern via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to New Bern via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Jacksonville via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to New Bern via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Richmond to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
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 Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
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 Morehead City, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 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 Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Bus from Wilmington, Nc to Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from New Bern to Morehead City
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Richmond Airport to New Bern Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Morehead City. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 54 min and costs $2.

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