How to get from Richmond to Raleigh

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. 1019 / ...

$20 - $50

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. 170.5 miles

$16 - $25

Fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. RIC - RDU

$154 - $755

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Richmond to Raleigh every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Richmond to Raleigh hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Richmond to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Richmond and Raleigh is 224 km. The road distance is 273 km.

The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Raleigh is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Richmond to Raleigh is to drive which takes 2 h 52 min and costs $16 - $25.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Raleigh, Nc. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

The bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc takes 2 h 55 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.