There are 8 ways to get from Alexandria to North Carolina by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Charlotte  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT

$143 - $394

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC

$40 - $61

6 alternative options

Fly to Wilmington  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Wilmington (ILM) DCA - ILM

$104 - $354

Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) DCA - RDU
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$91 - $238

Fly to Greensboro/High Point  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) DCA - GSO

$138 - $418

Train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent / ...

$68 - $168

Bus via Raleigh, Nc  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Charlotte, Nc

$60 - $143

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Alexandria to Charlotte 394.4 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Alexandria and North Carolina is 244 miles. The road distance is 394.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to North Carolina without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Alexandria to North Carolina, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to North Carolina is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 10 h.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alexandria to North Carolina is 394 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to drive from Alexandria to North Carolina.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in North Carolina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alexandria to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Alexandria to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 244 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Alexandria, VA, USA and North Carolina, USA?

American Airlines flies from Alexandria to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Charlotte twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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