Manteo travel guide

Manteo Tourism | Manteo Guide

You're Going to Love Manteo

With a population of 1,388, Manteo is a must-see destination in North Carolina, United States.

When to visit Manteo

Manteo in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Manteo in September
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Manteo in July, when the average temperature is 25 °C, and the highest can go up to 30 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 7 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in July, when precipitation is around 150 mm. In contrast, April is usually the driest month of the year in Manteo, with an average rainfall of 70 mm.

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How to Get to Manteo


Although Manteo doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Norfolk Airport (ORF), which is located 74 miles from Manteo.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Manteo. The train journey from Manteo to Richmond takes 2h 17m and costs around $25 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Alexandria, expect to pay about $120 for a 4h 18m trip.


Another option to get to Manteo is to pick up a car hire from Raleigh, which is about 166 miles from Manteo. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Budget, among others, in Raleigh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Manteo, including Greyhound, FlixBus and Peter Pan Bus Lines. From Raleigh, the bus ride to Manteo takes 285 miles and will cost you around $147. From Newark, the ticket costs about $183 for a journey of 465 miles.

Airlines serving Manteo

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British Airways
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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United Airlines
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Spirit Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Korean Air
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Hiring a car in Manteo

Expect to pay $1.83 per litre in Manteo (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.94 and $29.25.