How to travel from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh

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from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh

You can get from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh on Aug 09 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:30AMCharlotte Station, NC3h11 01:41PMRaleigh Union Station
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10:30AMCharlotte Station, NC3h11 01:41PMRaleigh Union Station
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03:15PMCharlotte Station, NC3h11 06:26PMRaleigh Union Station
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07:00PMCharlotte Station, NC3h11 10:11PMRaleigh Union Station
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06:45AMCharlotte Station, NC3h20 10:05AMRaleigh Union Station
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Travel Information to Raleigh from Charlotte, NC

distanceDistance129 miles (208 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $339
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€27) • 3 h 11 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $339 (€314) • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAmerican Airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 129 miles (208 km) between Charlotte, NC and Raleigh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are American Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh.

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There are 4 travel options from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€27) compared to other travel options to Raleigh:

A train is generally $4 (€4) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $33 (€31) from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh.

A train is $310 (€287) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh costing on average $339 (€314).

The fastest way to get to Raleigh from Charlotte, NC is by flight with an average travel time of 51 min.

Other travel options to Raleigh can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 2 h 45 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 11 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 129 miles (208 km) from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh.

The average frequency per day from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh is:

  • Around 3 buses per day.
  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Charlotte, NC and Raleigh as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • American Airlines can take you to Raleigh by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for American Airlines from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh for $339 (€314).
    • Amtrak can get you to Raleigh by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Amtrak from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh for $29 (€27) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 3 direct trains a day to Raleigh with Amtrak.

    Direct services to Raleigh tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

    Looking to extend your trip from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh? Many Omio customers who go from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you're looking to explore New York City, Paris or London from Raleigh, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

    Before traveling from Charlotte, NC to Raleigh, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $33 (€31) one way for this trip.
    • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $339 (€314) one way.
    • A train ticket costs $29 (€27) one way on average for this route.

    But we recommend booking Charlotte, NC to Raleigh tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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