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Raleigh - Savannah Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Raleigh to Savannah. Traveling by bus from Raleigh to Savannah usually takes around 10 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance292 mi (470 km)
Shortest duration5h 35m
Cheapest price$41.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceSoutheastern Stages
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Raleigh to Savannah?

Bus tickets for a trip from Raleigh to Savannah cost $46.99 on average. Tickets cheaper than $46.99 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Raleigh to Savannah, mark your calendar for August. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $56. However, taking the bus from Raleigh to Savannah during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $97. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 22 days in advance to save up to $61.35.

What bus companies travel from Raleigh to Savannah?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Raleigh to Savannah that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Southeastern Stages usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US15h 35m$50.98
Southeastern Stages213h 35m$114.23
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 1 trips per day from Raleigh to Savannah, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Book Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Savannah from $102. There are 2 trips per day offered by Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Savannah and you can expect on average to pay for a Southeastern Stages ticket to Savannah. In Raleigh, Southeastern Stages departs to Savannah from Raleigh . In Savannah, Southeastern Stages arrives at Savannah .

    An average trip on Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Savannah takes 13 hours and 35 minutes , while the fastest available Southeastern Stages trip will get you to Savannah in 5 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, Southeastern Stages offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Savannah.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 292 miles from Raleigh to Savannah. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Savannah at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00am. To see the times for all buses from Raleigh to Savannah, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Raleigh to Savannah every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Raleigh to Savannah; ticket prices start at $37.00.

City Information

Raleigh

As an up-and-coming smart city, Raleigh has a wide range of activities that will satisfy all kinds of travelers. One of the most famous destinations in the city is the Neuse River Trail, which boasts 28 miles of a scenic path running through Wake Forest. It goes through not only forests but also wetlands, allowing walkers and cyclists to take a breather from the concrete jungle and be one with nature. Raleigh is also a famous research city, so it makes sense to visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. With a permanent collection that attracts all ages, including whale skeletons and seahorse diorama, the museum is a great spot that you should not miss out on. If you wish to go shopping the old-fashioned way, the Raleigh City Market, which opened more than a century ago, allows you to meander through various small boutiques.

Raleigh’s reputation as a foodie haven is on a steady rise, and it currently houses five different establishments by chef Ashley Christensen, of which Poole’s Diner is particularly noteworthy. If you are looking for authentic North Carolina-style barbecues, Clyde Cooper’s stands among the most popular choices.

Raleigh’s main bus station is located outside of the city center at 2210 Capital Blvd. The city’s Amtrak station is one of the busiest in the country, and there are daily trains running from Raleigh to New York City, Charlotte and Miami, among other places. The principal airport in the region is the Raleigh–Durham International Airport, which is northwest of Downtown.

Savannah

As the oldest city in the state of Georgia, Savannah still impressively preserves a charming vibe that so many cities have lost. For fans of U.S. history, the city is a must-not-miss, as it houses one of the oldest Black churches in the country, the First African Baptist Church. Fort Pulaski, famous for being a safe haven for enslaved African Americans, has now been converted into a national monument where visitors can learn more about the city’s heritage. Among the most unique destinations in Savannah is the 100-year-old Bonaventure Cemetery, which serves as the final resting place for many famous people.

Savannah's cuisine is just one of many reasons the city ranks in the best vacation destinations in Georgia. Savannah offers staple Southern fried dishes that will indulge your senses. The best place to try these indulgences is The Olde Pink House. If you are looking for some black-owned eateries, Sisters Real Southern Cooking and Geneva’s Famous Chicken & Cornbread Co. will suffice.

Visitors can reach Savannah by bus via service from several different bus carriers, most of which operate out of the bus terminal at 610 W Oglethorpe Ave. The local Amtrak station takes on the Palmetto, and the Silver Meteor and Silver Star trains. The principal airport in the city, the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, sits 8 miles northwest of the Savannah Historic District, and it also provides quick access to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Raleigh?

Main departure station: Raleigh

Raleigh has two bus stations with service to Savannah.

All bus stations in Raleigh:

  • Raleigh

  • 3700 New Bern Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Savannah?

Main arrival station: Savannah

Located in the Yamacraw Village neighborhood of downtown, the bus terminal at 610 W Oglethorpe Ave is a hub for bus travel in and out of Savannah. Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, and Southeastern Stages buses stop at this station and travel to destinations throughout the South, like Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, and beyond. The station has an indoor seating area complete with vending machines, restrooms, and an ATM. A variety of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops surround the station, and you can even stop by the SCAD Museum of Art around the corner to experience some of Savannah’s culture before or after your trip. Local buses also stop in front of the station to make it easy to continue to your final destination.

All bus stations in Savannah:

  • Savannah

  • 1 Gateway Blvd S

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