There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte to Austin by plane, bus, car or train

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Fly to Austin  •  4 h 48 min

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

$142 - $556

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Bus  •  25 h 7 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

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Fly to San Antonio, bus  •  6 h 57 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

Fly to Killeen, drive  •  7 h 28 min

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

$227 - $1,012

Train, bus  •  28 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans, LA to Houston, TX
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Austin, Tx

$150 - $406

Train  •  37 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 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

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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 7 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 and San Antonio Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Austin without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Charlotte to Austin, including transfers.

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Charlotte to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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Charlotte to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlotte Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Austin is to fly which takes 4 h 48 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 25 h 7 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 37 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Austin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 44 min.

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Charlotte to Austin bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Austin, Tx station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Austin.
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  • Distance: 1044.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two 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 7 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Chattanooga, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Birmingham, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Pensacola, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Nashville, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Shreveport, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via New Orleans, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Charlotte to Killeen via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Austin via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to San Antonio via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
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 Charlotte Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
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 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

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 San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 15 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

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Austin is 1 h behind Charlotte. It is currently 8:38 PM in Charlotte and 7:38 PM in Austin.

Charlotte to Austin train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Austin Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Austin is 1219 miles. It takes approximately 19 h 51 min to drive from Charlotte to Austin.

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United Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Austin Airport.

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Book your Charlotte to Austin bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Austin. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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