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

Recommended option

Bus to Tampa, fly  •  4 h 15 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 50 min

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

$65 - $170

3 alternative options

Bus to Orlando, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
  2. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) MCO - RDU

$158 - $761

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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The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Raleigh is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 10 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Raleigh is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 4 h 15 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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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Tampa to Raleigh, including transfers.

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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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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 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Tampa to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Website
gohart.org
Bus from Marion Transit Center to Airport Rental Car Facility
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohart.org
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
The Florida Express Bus
Phone
407-442-2810
Website
busticketreservations.com
Bus from Tampa, FL - McDonalds to Orlando, FL - McDonalds
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Schedules at
busticketreservations.com
Book at
busticketreservations.com
Greyhound USA
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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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