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from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC

You can get from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $83
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€26) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $82 (€68) • 1 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMesa Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 328 miles (529 km) between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Mesa Airlines, Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC.

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FAQs

How do I reach Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC?

There are 3 ways to get from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC?

The cheapest way to go to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Charlotte, NC:

Taking a bus is about $51 (€42) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $82 (€68) for this journey.

Taking a bus is usually $52 (€43) less than taking a train to Charlotte, NC, which costs on average $83 (€69) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

The fastest way from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 28 min.

There are alternative travel options to Charlotte, NC that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 15 min.

In comparison, getting to Charlotte, NC by train can take on average 8 h.

How far is it from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

The Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC distance is around 328 miles (529 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

The average frequency per day from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Washington, DC and Charlotte, NC as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC, where do I depart from Washington, DC and where do I arrive in Charlotte, NC?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC:

    Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with Mesa Airlines for flights to Charlotte, NC. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Mesa Airlines Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC tickets on Omio for $82 (€68).
    • Travel with Flixbus to go to Charlotte, NC by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC tickets on Omio for $31 (€26).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to Charlotte, NC by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC tickets on Omio for $83 (€69).

    Where should I go next after I travel to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC?

    Omio customers who travel from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Paris or Raleigh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Charlotte, NC and these popular destinations at a great price.

    How early should I buy tickets to Charlotte, NC from Washington, DC online for the best deals?

    Before traveling from Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A plane ticket is costing on average $82 (€68) one way for this route.
    • A bus ticket is costing on average $31 (€26) one way for this route.
    • A train ticket for this journey is costing $83 (€69) one way on average.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to Charlotte, NC tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.