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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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To get from Raleigh to Washington, DC on 22 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:13Raleigh Union Station6h18 16:31Union Station
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£891One-way
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10:13Raleigh Union Station6h18 16:31Union Station
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£891One-way
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09:04Raleigh Union Station6h00 15:04Union Station
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£1241One-way
18:03Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC1h11 19:14Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA
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£2041One-way
19:58Raleigh-Durham International Airport, NC1h11 21:09Dulles International Airport, VA
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£2041One-way

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22 May
£69Amtrak
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Mon
23 May
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£152gojet airlines
Tue
24 May
£54Amtrak
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Wed
25 May
£43Amtrak
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Thu
26 May
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27 May
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28 May
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29 May
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30 May
£89Amtrak
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Tue
31 May
£69Amtrak
£128United
Wed
1 Jun
£43Amtrak
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2 Jun
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3 Jun
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4 Jun
£43Amtrak
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5 Jun
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6 Jun
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Tue
7 Jun
£43Amtrak
£92psa airlines
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8 Jun
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9 Jun
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10 Jun
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Travel Information to Washington, DC from Raleigh

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£49 - £138
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £49 • 5 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £138 • 1 h 3 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, United or Amtrak

Travel 233 miles (375 km) by coach, flight or train to Washington, DC from Raleigh. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 3 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £49. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Greyhound, United or Amtrak among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

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FAQs

What are my Raleigh to Washington, DC travel options?

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

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

The cheapest way from Raleigh to Washington, DC is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £49 compared to other travel options to Washington, DC:

A train is generally £1 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £50 from Raleigh to Washington, DC.

A train journey is usually £89 less than a journey to Washington, DC by plane, which costs on average £138 for the same trip.

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

The quickest way to travel to Washington, DC from Raleigh is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 3 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 50 min   on average.

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

How many miles are between Raleigh and Washington, DC

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

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

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 coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

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

    Which travel companies can take me 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:

    • Greyhound can take you to Washington, DC by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Greyhound from Raleigh to Washington, DC for £50.
    • Travel with United for flights to Washington, DC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for United Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for £138.
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Washington, DC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Raleigh to Washington, DC tickets on Omio for £49.

    What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Raleigh to Washington, DC?

    Your journey from Raleigh to Washington, DC doesn't have to end in Washington, DC. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like New York City, Paris or London. If you’d like to add New York City, Paris or London to your Raleigh to Washington, DC trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Washington, DC today!

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

    Before travelling 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:

    • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £50 one way.
    • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £138 one way.
    • The price of a train ticket for this route is £49 one way on average.

    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.

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