There are 8 ways to get from Seattle to Raleigh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) SEA - RDU

$155 - $447

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Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) SEA - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc

$292 - $1,002

Fly to Jacksonville, bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Jacksonville (OAJ) SEA - OAJ
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville to Raleigh, Nc

$269 - $864

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak

$422 - $1,256

Train via Alexandria Amtrak  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak

$442 - $1,296

Bus  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc

$380 - $971

Bus, train  •  5 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington
  4. Take the bus from Washington to Durham, NC

$388 - $1,277

Drive  •  46 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Raleigh 2927.7 miles

$280 - $420

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Raleigh station. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at GoRaleigh Station via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, Richmond, Va and Capital Blvd at Crabtree Blvd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 19 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Seattle station to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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The distance between Seattle and Raleigh is 2376 miles. The road distance is 2927.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 2 days 22 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 38 min to get from Seattle to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Seattle to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Seattle, Wa station.

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Seattle to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Raleigh is to fly which takes 7 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 days 22 h, you could also bus, which costs and takes 3 days 19 h.

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The quickest flight from Seattle Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 2 min.

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Seattle to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Seattle to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 2375.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 38 min

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and four other airlines fly from Seattle to Raleigh hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Raleigh via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station in around 2 days 22 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Covington
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Seattle to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Salt Lake City, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Minneapolis, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Covington, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 29 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Denver, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Seattle to Fayetteville Municipal via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Fayetteville Municipal via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Seattle to Jacksonville via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Seattle to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Seattle King Street Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Washington Union Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
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 - $340
Train from Chicago Union Station to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $350
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Room
$490 - $700
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Jacksonville to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
31 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $200
Flexible
$240 - $310
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Boltbus
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto to Washington
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Raleigh is 3 h ahead of Seattle. It is currently 8:39 AM in Seattle and 11:39 AM in Raleigh.

Seattle to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Raleigh Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Seattle to Raleigh is 2928 miles. It takes approximately 46 h 21 min to drive from Seattle to Raleigh.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Seattle Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Raleigh. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Seattle to Seattle Airport is to tram which takes 34 min and costs .

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