There are 7 ways to get from Cape May to North Carolina by car ferry, car, plane, bus or train

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

Car ferry, drive to Salisbury, fly to Charlotte  •  6 h 1 min

  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

$136 - $670

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Jfk Blvd At 30Th St 316
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC

$61 - $111

5 alternative options

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Charlotte  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlotte (CLT) PHL - CLT

$104 - $338

Bus to Philadelphia, fly to Wilmington  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wilmington (ILM) PHL - ILM

$180 - $888

Bus, train  •  14 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from West Perry St At Myrtle Ave# to Broadway In Front Of Wrtc 316
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent / ...

$99 - $256

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 552
  2. Take the bus from Atlantic City, Nj to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Charlotte, Nc

$71 - $197

Drive  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Cape May to Charlotte 589.1 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

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

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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 6 h 1 min.

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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 Atlantic City, Nj and Baltimore Downtown, Md. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 23 min.

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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 and train which takes 14 h 12 min and costs $95 - $260.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min 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 1 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Cape May to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 321.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Cape May to Charlotte via Jfk Blvd At 30Th St, Philadelphia, PA, Washington DC, Washington, Charlotte, NC, and Scaleybark Station in around 17 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Salisbury to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Salisbury to Charlotte via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Greyhound Terminal -10Th St/Filbert St
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $30
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from West Perry St At Myrtle Ave# to Broadway In Front Of Wrtc
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street to Jfk Blvd At 30Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
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
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.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 Atlantic City, Nj to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $130
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Cape May, NJ to Lewes, DE
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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