Distance from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC

Distance

278 mi

Time

4 hours 15 mins

Gas Cost

$19 - $37

There are 233.56 miles from Washington to Raleigh in southwest direction and 277.77 miles by car, following the Calculating route from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC route.

Washington and Raleigh are 4 hours 15 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC. The halfway point is Finding halfway point from Washington, DC to Raleigh, NC.

Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC are in the same time zone (EDT). Current time in both locations is 7:09 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.86 gallons of gas to cover the route between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Washington to Raleigh is 30.86.

During the route, an average car will release 251.95 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


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From $14

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From $18

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Weather in Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC

Washington, DC

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 84°F on Monday.

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Rain Rain Rain Rain Partly cloudy day
74° 59° 75° 61° 84° 64° 82° 66° 72° 61°
55% 69% 67% 47% 42%
2 111 degrees 5 81 degrees 2 198 degrees 4 257 degrees 7 276 degrees

Raleigh, NC

Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures peaking at 92°F on Monday.

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May 27
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May 28
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May 29
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May 30
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May 31
Rain Rain Rain Partly cloudy day Rain
87° 60° 90° 68° 92° 72° 81° 70° 77° 68°
47% 79% 39% 51% 61%
6 217 degrees 3 250 degrees 6 238 degrees 3 267 degrees 3 245 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Washington, DC and Raleigh, NC in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 233.56 mi 375.88 km 202.96 nautical mi
Driving distance 277.77 mi 447.03 km 241.38 nautical mi

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