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Raleigh - Lumberton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Raleigh to Lumberton. Traveling by bus from Raleigh to Lumberton usually takes around 2 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in just one hour and 55 minutes.

Distance83 mi (133 km)
Shortest duration1h 55m
Cheapest price$30.00
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceWanda Coach
Bus lines3

How much is a bus ticket from Raleigh to Lumberton?

Bus tickets for a trip from Raleigh to Lumberton cost $30.00 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Raleigh to Lumberton in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $30 to $30. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on September 25, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Lumberton this week, bus tickets are available starting at $30.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Raleigh to Lumberton by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $29 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 10 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $2.27 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Raleigh to Lumberton?

There are 3 bus lines from Raleigh to Lumberton available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. Wanda Coach offers the most choice in regards to departure times, with a couple of different times on its daily bus schedule.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US11h 55m$35.06
Southeastern Stages21h 55m$34.00
Wanda Coach22h 6m$30.00
  • 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 Lumberton, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Book Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Lumberton from $34. There are 2 trips per day offered by Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Lumberton and you can expect on average to pay for a Southeastern Stages ticket to Lumberton. In Raleigh, Southeastern Stages departs to Lumberton from Raleigh . In Lumberton, Southeastern Stages arrives at 301 E Second St .

    An average trip on Southeastern Stages from Raleigh to Lumberton takes 1 hours and 55 minutes .

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

  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 2 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $30 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Raleigh and Lumberton.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 4 minutes to cover the 83 miles from Raleigh to Lumberton. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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 Lumberton 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

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

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Raleigh to Lumberton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Raleigh to Lumberton without transferring.

City Information


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.


Lumberton, NC, US - LBT-0

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Lumberton is a city in the Inner Banks region and is the county seat of Robeson County. It is situated at the crossroads of New York and Florida on I-95, earning it the nickname 'Gateway to Southeastern North Carolina.' Lumberton is known for its cool climate, history, culture, and beach proximity. Car enthusiasts visit the famous Carolina Country Peddlers Mall, while families will enjoy the Exploration Station. History and art buffs can visit the Robeson County History Museum and Inner Peace Gallery, both major sights in the city. Lumberton also features different parks and green spaces for outdoor activities and picnics.

Having fun in Lumberton is easy, especially for wine lovers who can check out their vineyards and wineries. During the day, you can play golf at Luther Britt Park and check out the Historic Downtown area at night for live music, art shows, and exciting nightlife. The city is also known for its many festivals, especially those related to food and agriculture.

The best way to access Lumberton is by bus from neighboring cities, and these are provided by Tornado Bus, PandaNY Bus, Southeastern Stages, and El Expreso Bus. You can also easily get to the town on the I-95, between the two major interstates.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Raleigh?

Main departure station: 1298 Buck Jones Rd (Citgo Gas Station)

Buses to Lumberton leave from 3 stations in Raleigh.

All bus stations in Raleigh:

  • 1298 Buck Jones Rd (Citgo Gas Station)

  • Raleigh

  • Bus Terminal - 2210 Capital Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in Lumberton?

Main arrival station: 5070 Fayetteville Rd

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Lumberton.

All bus stations in Lumberton:

  • 5070 Fayetteville Rd

  • 301 E Second St

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