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There are 6 ways to get from Cape May to North Carolina by car ferry, car, plane, bus or train

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Car ferry, drive to Salisbury, fly to Charlotte  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE
  2. Drive from Lewes, DE to Salisbury
  3. Fly from Salisbury (SBY) to Charlotte (CLT) SBY - CLT

$138 - $671

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Bus  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 552
  2. Take the bus from Atl City Casinos, Nj to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlotte, Nc

$74 - $192

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Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Charlotte  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlotte (CLT) PHL - CLT

$106 - $339

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Wilmington  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wilmington (ILM) PHL - ILM

$180 - $888

Car ferry, bus, train  •  14h

  1. Take the car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE
  2. Take the bus from Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk to Washington, DC
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station

$104 - $226

Drive  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Cape May to Charlotte 589.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Cape May to North Carolina is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Cape May to North Carolina is to car ferry and drive and fly which costs $130 - $700 and takes 6h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cape May to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Atl City Casinos, Nj and Washington, Dc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 17m.

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The distance between Cape May and North Carolina is 322 miles. The road distance is 589.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cape May to North Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 20h 17m and costs $70 - $200.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Cape May to North Carolina, including transfers.

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Cape May to North Carolina bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street station.

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The quickest flight from Salisbury Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 43m.

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Cape May to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cape May to North Carolina is 589 miles. It takes approximately 10h 28m to drive from Cape May to North Carolina.

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Map of how to get from Cape May to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 321.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Cape May, NJ, USA and North Carolina, USA?

You can take a bus from Cape May to Charlotte via Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal, Atl City Casinos, Nj, and Washington, Dc in around 20h 17m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salisbury to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
bestbus.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 Atl City Casinos, Nj to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Salisbury Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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