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

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

Bus, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. 4
  2. Crescent

$38 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. 1082
  2. 1511 / ...

$35 - $82

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Durham, Nc  •  6 h 12 min

  1. 1083 / ...
  2. Crescent

$49 - $119

Train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Piedmont / ...
  2. Crescent

$61 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. 188.6 miles

$18 - $27

Fly to Charlottesville  •  5 h 20 min

  1. RDU - CHO

$184 - $846

Line 800 bus, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 44 min

  1. RDU - IAD

$89 - $276

Fly to Reagan Washington, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. RDU - DCA

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 GoDurham Station, Durham Amtrak, and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak 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 Amtrak
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
5 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Durham, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
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
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from S Columbia St at Carrington Hall to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Chapel Hill and Charlottesville is 241 km. The road distance is 302 km.

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

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

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

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