# Distance between Nashville, TN (BNA) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Nashville to Raleigh (Nashville International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 442 miles / 712 kilometers / 384 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Nashville (BNA) to Raleigh (RDU) is 523 miles / 842 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 27 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Nashville to Raleigh.

Shortest flight path between Nashville International Airport (BNA) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

## How far is Raleigh from Nashville?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Nashville and Raleigh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 442.278 miles
• 711.777 kilometers
• 384.329 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 441.275 miles
• 710.163 kilometers
• 383.457 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Nashville International Airport
City: Nashville, TN
Country: United States
IATA Code: BNA
ICAO Code: KBNA
Coordinates: 36°7′28″N, 86°40′41″W

B Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Nashville and Raleigh is 1 hour. Raleigh is 1 hour ahead of Nashville.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (199 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nashville (BNA) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
442
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
442

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