There are 9 ways to get from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte by car, plane, car ferry, bus or train

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Drive to New Bern, fly  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to New Bern
  2. Fly from New Bern (EWN) to Charlotte (CLT) EWN - CLT

$110 - $519

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Car ferry, ferry, drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hatteras Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Drive from Cedar Island, NC to Charlotte

$47 - $69

7 alternative options

Drive to Greenville, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Greenville
  2. Fly from Greenville (PGV) to Charlotte (CLT) PGV - CLT

$98 - $456

Drive to Norfolk, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Norfolk
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Charlotte (CLT) ORF - CLT

$145 - $382

Drive to Jacksonville, fly  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Jacksonville
  2. Fly from Jacksonville (OAJ) to Charlotte (CLT) OAJ - CLT

$124 - $635

Drive to Newport News, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Newport News
  2. Fly from Newport News (PHF) to Charlotte (CLT) PHF - CLT

$177 - $465

Car ferry, ferry, drive, Amtrak Thruway, train  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hatteras Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Drive from Cedar Island, NC to Havelock, NC
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Havelock, NC to Wilson, NC
  5. Take the train from Wilson Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak

Car ferry, ferry, drive, Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  16 h 46 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Hatteras Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  2. Take the ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  3. Drive from Cedar Island, NC to Morehead City, NC
  4. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Morehead City, NC to Wilson, NC
  5. Take the bus from Wilson, Nc to Raleigh, Nc 391
  6. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Charlotte, Nc

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte 405.5 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte is to drive and fly which costs $140 - $390 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Charlotte is 302 miles. The road distance is 405.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New Bern Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte is 406 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte.

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American Airlines offers flights from New Bern Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 302.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

What companies run services between Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, NC, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Charlotte. However, you can take the drive to New Bern airport, fly to Charlotte, take the walk to Airport Terminal, then take the line 5 bus to Charlotte. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Greenville airport, fly to Charlotte, take the walk to Airport Terminal, then take the line 5 bus to Charlotte.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Bern to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Greenville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Jacksonville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Newport News to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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 Wilson Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus 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
Bus from Havelock, NC to Wilson, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Morehead City, NC to Wilson, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilson, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $35
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
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Hatteras Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Cedar Island, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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