There are 8 ways to get from Charlotte to Austin by plane, car, 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

Fly to Austin  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Austin (AUS) CLT - AUS

$142 - $556

Cheapest option

Bus, Megabus  •  29 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
  2. Take the Megabus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Grand Prairie
  3. Take the bus from Grand Prairie to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th

$121 - $167

6 alternative options

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Killeen (GRK) CLT - GRK
  2. Drive from Killeen to Austin

$227 - $1,012

Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to San Antonio (SAT) CLT - SAT
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx

$197 - $689

Bus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$124 - $317

Train, bus  •  28 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
  3. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
  4. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$173 - $462

Train  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
  3. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak to Austin Amtrak

$220 - $602

Drive  •  19 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Austin 1219.1 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Austin is to bus and Megabus which costs $120 - $170 and takes 29 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Austin is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Austin is 1045 miles. The road distance is 1219.1 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Charlotte to Austin, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Austin. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Austin, Tx via Atlanta, Ga and Houston, Tx. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte to Austin. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Austin Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak and San Antonio Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Austin, TX, USA?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and three other airlines fly from Charlotte to Austin hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Austin via Atlanta, Ga and Houston, Tx in around 25 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Fayetteville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Pensacola, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Birmingham, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Atlanta, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to San Antonio Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from San Antonio Amtrak to Austin Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New Orleans, La to Baton Rouge, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte to Atlanta GA
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Grand Prairie
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Grand Prairie to Austin - San Jacinto/15Th
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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