How to travel from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$42 - $117
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $42 (€36) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $117 (€101) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Travel 233 miles (375 km) by train, bus or flight from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.

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from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC

How to get from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Greyhound
03:20AM4h55
Washington, DC
08:15AMRaleigh, NC
$731One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
03:20AM4h55
Washington, DC
08:15AMRaleigh, NC
$731One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
08:15AM1h10
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
09:25AMRaleigh-Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)
$3001One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Amtrak
03:04PM5h53
Union Station, Washington, DC
08:57PMRaleigh Union Station, Raleigh, NC
$981One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
11:08AM6h14
Union Station, Washington, DC
05:22PMRaleigh Union Station, Raleigh, NC
$1251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
02:15AM5h10
Washington, DC
07:25AMRaleigh, NC
$871One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
05:40PM6h05
Washington, DC
11:45PMRaleigh, NC
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Greyhound
09:50PM5h45
Washington, DC
03:35AMRaleigh, NC
$1011One-way
0 transfers
Republic Airlines
11:30AM1h16
Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (DCA)
12:46PMRaleigh-Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)
$3001One-way
0 transfers
Republic Airlines
08:31AM1h28
Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (DCA)
09:59AMRaleigh-Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)
$3001One-way
0 transfers
American Airlines
08:30PM1h12
Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (DCA)
09:42PMRaleigh-Durham International Airport, NC (RDU)
$3001One-way
0 transfers

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Find the best route from Washington to Raleigh with Amtrak, FlixBus and American Airlines. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Amtrak is the main travel company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey from Washington to Raleigh.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel from Washington to Raleigh.

        FAQs: Travel from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC

        FAQs: Travel to Raleigh, NC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.
        FAQs

        You can get to Raleigh, NC from Washington, DC 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC is a bus with an average price of $42 (€36).

        This is compared to other travel options from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC:

        A bus is $75 (€65) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $117 (€101) from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.

        Taking a bus costs $18 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $60 (€51) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Raleigh, NC that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 4 h 55 min.

        Getting to Raleigh, NC by train takes 5 h 53 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 233 miles (375 km) between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC.

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

        • 4 buses a day.
        • 2 trains per day.

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

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

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

          • You can take a bus from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC with Greyhound or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€36) with Greyhound from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.
          • You can travel by plane between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC with Republic Airlines, United, Mesa Airlines, American Airlines or psa airlines, and you can find Republic Airlines Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC tickets for $117 (€101) on Omio.
          • You can travel to Raleigh, NC from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $60 (€51) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.

          Yes, there are direct services available from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC with the following travel companies:

          • Direct train available with Amtrak 2 direct trains per day.

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

          Many of our customers who book a trip from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like New York, NY, Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC or Philadelphia, PA. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Raleigh, NC and any of these top destinations today!

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