Distance from Raleigh, NC to Columbia, SC

Distance

226 mi

Time

4 hours 9 mins

Gas Cost

$17 - $32

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There are 183.17 miles from Raleigh to Columbia in southwest direction and 226 miles (363.71 kilometers) by car, following the I-95 route.

Raleigh and Columbia are 4 hours 9 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Raleigh, NC to Columbia, SC. The halfway point is Dillon, SC.

Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 11:35 am.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 10.45 gallons of gas to cover the route between Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Raleigh to Columbia is $26.75.

During the route, an average car will release 204.73 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC

If you want to meet halfway between Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 34.442123 and -79.391884, or 34º 26' 31.6428" N, 79º 23' 30.7824" W. This location is 112.86 miles away from Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC and it would take approximately 2 hours 4 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest city or town to the halfway point is Dillon, SC, situated 119.47 miles from Raleigh, NC and 108.14 miles from Columbia, SC. It would take 2 hours 11 mins to go from Raleigh to Dillon and 2 hours 3 mins to go from Columbia to Dillon.

Major Cities Along the Route

The only major city along the route is Fayetteville, NC.


Best Hotels In or Near Columbia, SC

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Raleigh, NC

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Small cars

From $14

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Intermediate cars

From $18

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From $24

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From $28

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From $40


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Weather in Raleigh and Columbia

Raleigh

Rain today and Saturday, with temperatures rising to 67°F next Wednesday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Clear day
59° 44° 52° 34° 56° 33° 65° 39° 53° 36°
78% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 14% Rain probability 84% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
8 342 degrees 4 38 degrees 3 83 degrees 4 301 degrees 9 329 degrees

Columbia

Rain today and Saturday, with temperatures rising to 66°F on Saturday.

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Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain Clear day
65° 49° 57° 40° 58° 36° 66° 44° 59° 39°
86% Rain probability 10% Rain probability 31% Rain probability 84% Rain probability 0% Rain probability
6 6 degrees 6 46 degrees 6 56 degrees 5 312 degrees 7 350 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Raleigh, NC and Columbia, SC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 183.17 mi 294.78 km 159.17 nautical mi
Driving distance 226 mi 363.71 km 196.39 nautical mi

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