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from Raleigh to Washington, DC

You can get from Raleigh to Washington, DC by train, bus or flight.

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Fri
Sep 17
$67Amtrak
$94Greyhound
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Sat
Sep 18
$67Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$184Mesa Airlines
Sun
Sep 19
$67Amtrak
$78Greyhound
$172United
Mon
Sep 20
$52Amtrak
$73Greyhound
$97United
Tue
Sep 21
$67Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$172Republic Airlines
Wed
Sep 22
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$155Republic Airlines
Thu
Sep 23
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
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Fri
Sep 24
$54Amtrak
$79Greyhound
$164Republic Airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$155Republic Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$53Amtrak
$78Greyhound
$115American Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
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Tue
Sep 28
$54Amtrak
$76Greyhound
$61Republic Airlines
Wed
Sep 29
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$104Republic Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$104Republic Airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$54Amtrak
$79Greyhound
$82Mesa Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$104Republic Airlines
Sun
Oct 3
$52Amtrak
$76Greyhound
$89Republic Airlines
Tue
Oct 5
$54Amtrak
$75Greyhound
$70Republic Airlines
Wed
Oct 6
$53Amtrak
$73Greyhound
$97Republic Airlines

Travel Information from Raleigh to Washington, DC

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$67 - $173
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $67 (€54) • 5 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $173 (€138) • 1 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRepublic Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 233 miles (375 km) between Raleigh and Washington, DC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $67 (€54). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Republic Airlines, Greyhound or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

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FAQs
How do I reach Washington, DC from Raleigh?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Washington, DC from Raleigh. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Washington, DC is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $67 (€54) compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A train is generally $105 (€84) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $173 (€138) from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

Taking a train is usually $8 (€6) less than taking a bus to Washington, DC, which costs on average $75 (€60) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

The fastest way from Raleigh to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 12 min.

There are alternative travel options to Washington, DC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 35 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 53 min   on average.

How far is Washington, DC from Raleigh?

The distance is approximately 233 miles (375 km) from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

The average frequency per day from Raleigh to Washington, DC is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Raleigh to Washington, DC as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Raleigh and in Washington, DC?

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

    Which travel companies can take me from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Raleigh to Washington, DC:

    • You can travel to Washington, DC from Raleigh by flight with Republic Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $173 (€138) with Republic Airlines from Raleigh to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel from Raleigh to Washington, DC by bus with Greyhound. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $75 (€60) with Greyhound from Raleigh to Washington, DC.
    • You can travel by train to Washington, DC from Raleigh with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets for $67 (€54) on Omio.
    Where else should I travel to after my journey from Raleigh to Washington, DC ends?
    Many of our customers who book a trip from Raleigh to Washington, DC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Raleigh and Washington, DC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Washington, DC and any of these top destinations today!
    How far in advance should I buy my Raleigh to Washington, DC one way ticket online to get the best deals?

    When planning your trip from Raleigh to Washington, DC, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Plane tickets cost $173 (€138) one way on average.
    • Bus tickets are costing $75 (€60) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average $67 (€54) one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Raleigh to Washington, DC online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Washington, DC
    Washington DC Union Station
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