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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 524 miles / 843 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 29 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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Nashville, TN

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Raleigh, NC

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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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