There are 5 ways to get from Tampa to Raleigh by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Tampa, fly  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) TPA - RDU

$114 - $395

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Bus  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Raleigh, Nc 1008

$65 - $170

3 alternative options

Train to Orlando, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MCO - RDU

$114 - $715

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak Silver Star

$100 - $290

Drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Raleigh 652.8 miles

$60 - $95

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Raleigh, Nc. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tampa Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Raleigh is 589 miles. The road distance is 652.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Raleigh without a car is to train which takes 15 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Tampa to Raleigh, including transfers.

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Tampa to Raleigh bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to Raleigh train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tampa Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Raleigh is to train which takes 15 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Tampa Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Raleigh.
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  • Distance: 588.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Raleigh, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Tampa to Raleigh once daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 15 h 7 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Tampa to Raleigh hourly. Tickets cost $65 - $170 and the journey takes 16 h 50 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
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 Tampa Amtrak to Kissimmee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Tampa Amtrak to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Hillsborough Area Regional Transit
Phone
+1 813-254-4278
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
HART
Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority
Phone
+1 727-540-1900
Email
ride@psta.net
Website
psta.net
Bus from Marion Transit Parking Lot to TPA RENTAL CAR FACILITY westbound
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
psta.net
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 Tampa, Fl to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Raleigh is 653 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to drive from Tampa to Raleigh.

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Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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