There are 6 ways to get from Chapel Hill to Charlotte by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Charlotte, Nc 1041 / ...

$21 - $53

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Train  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$37 - $88

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Chapel Hill to Charlotte 139 miles

$13 - $20

Line 800 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 800 bus from S Columbia St at Health Sciences Library to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT) RDU - CLT

$215 - $368

Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Charlotte (CLT) GSO - CLT

$116 - $708

Line 400 bus, bus, bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 400 bus from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop to GoDurham Station
  2. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  4. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Charlotte (CLT) FAY - CLT

$191 - $923

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Chapel Hill to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Durham, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Charlotte is 112 miles. The road distance is 139 miles.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Chapel Hill to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Chapel Hill to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Durham, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlotte is to bus which takes 4 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Chapel Hill to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chapel Hill to Charlotte is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Chapel Hill to Charlotte.

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American Airlines offers flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Map of how to get from Chapel Hill to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 111.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Chapel Hill, NC, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Chapel Hill to Charlotte every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chapel Hill to Charlotte 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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 Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
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 Durham, Nc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Durham, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from S Columbia St at Health Sciences Library to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop to GoDurham Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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