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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
Jan 21
$68Amtrak
$74Greyhound
$175Republic Airlines
Sat
Jan 22
$54Amtrak
$67Greyhound
$73Republic Airlines
Sun
Jan 23
$54Amtrak
$71Greyhound
$74Republic Airlines
Mon
Jan 24
$54Amtrak
$69Greyhound
$63United
Tue
Jan 25
$67Amtrak
$66Greyhound
$175Mesa Airlines
Wed
Jan 26
$53Amtrak
$64Greyhound
$67Republic Airlines
Thu
Jan 27
$54Amtrak
$71Greyhound
$164envoy air
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Jan 28
$54Amtrak
$72Greyhound
$155envoy air
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Jan 29
$54Amtrak
$68Greyhound
$63United
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Jan 30
$54Amtrak
$72Greyhound
$155Republic Airlines
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Feb 1
$54Amtrak
$69Greyhound
$72Republic Airlines

Travel Information to Washington, DC from Raleigh

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$53 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $53 (€44) • 5 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $66 (€55) • 1 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 233 miles (375 km) to Washington, DC from Raleigh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $53 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways to travel from Raleigh to Washington, DC including taking a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Washington, DC from Raleigh is by taking a train, which costs on average $53 (€44).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Washington, DC:

A train is $4 (€4) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Raleigh to Washington, DC costing on average $57 (€48).

Taking a train is about $14 (€11) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $66 (€55) for this journey.

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

The fastest way from Raleigh to Washington, DC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 7 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Washington, DC by train can take on average 5 h 53 min.

What is the distance from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

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

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

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

  • 1 train per day.

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

When traveling between Raleigh and Washington, DC, what are the departure and arrival points in Raleigh and Washington, DC?

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

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

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

    • Travel with Greyhound to go to Washington, DC by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Greyhound Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $57 (€48).
    • Travel with psa airlines for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for psa airlines Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for $66 (€55).
    • Amtrak can take you to Washington, DC by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Raleigh to Washington, DC for $53 (€44).

    Where should I go next after I travel between Raleigh and Washington, DC?

    Omio customers who travel from Raleigh to Washington, DC often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Paris or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Washington, DC and these popular destinations at a great price.

    How early should I purchase Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets online to score the best deals?

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

    • A bus ticket for this route is costing $57 (€48) one way on average.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $66 (€55) one way for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $53 (€44) one way for this route.

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