Travel from Washington to Raleigh

Train, bus or fly from Washington to Raleigh?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Washington to Raleigh every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Raleigh 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

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How to get from Washington to Raleigh

ModeDurationPrice
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Raleigh/Durham airport, then line 100 bus to Raleigh.2 h 57 min$146
From FARRAGUT WEST station subway to Wiehle-Reston East Station, bus to Washington Dulles airport, fly to Raleigh/Durham airport, then line 100 bus to Raleigh.3 h 37 min$163
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Raleigh/Durham airport, then line 100 bus to Raleigh.3 h 12 min$252
From Washington Megabus to GoDurham Station then bus to S Salisbury St at W Morgan St.5 h 36 min$34
From Washington Union Station Amtrak train to Raleigh Amtrak.5 h 58 min$99
From Washington, DC - 715 H St NW bus to Richmond, VA then bus to Raleigh.6 h 16 min$55
From Washington drive to Raleigh.4 h 36 min$33

How long does it take to get from Washington to Raleigh?

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Washington to Raleigh, including transfers.

Is there a direct train between Washington and Raleigh?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Raleigh Amtrak. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Raleigh?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Raleigh. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at S Salisbury St at W Morgan St via GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

Operators from Washington to Raleigh

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
DeltaDelta
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
Go TriangleGo Triangle
MWAA+1(703) 417-8600MWAA
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Megabus877-462-6342Megabus
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
Hola Bus+1 917-398-0398Hola Bus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA