There are 8 ways to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot 4
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$38 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...

$35 - $82

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Train  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$61 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville 188.6 miles

$18 - $27

Line 800 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6 h 9 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 Washington Dulles (IAD) RDU - IAD

$89 - $276

Fly Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Reagan Washington (DCA) RDU - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak

Train to Charlotte, fly to Charlottesville  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Charlottesville (CHO) CLT - CHO

$249 - $511

Bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Washington Dulles  •  7 h 38 min

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

$166 - $416

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from E Franklin St at Carolina Coffee Shop and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Durham, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Chapel Hill and Charlottesville is 151 miles. The road distance is 188.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville is to bus which takes 6 h 17 min and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Chapel Hill to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlottesville, Va station.

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Map of how to get from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 150.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville via GoDurham Station, Durham, Nc, and Richmond, Va in around 6 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville via Chapel Hill St at Duke St, Durham Amtrak, and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center in around 6 h 52 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Train from Durham Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Columbia & Rosemary to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Chapel Hill to Charlottesville is 189 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Chapel Hill to Charlottesville.

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United Airlines offers flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 81+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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