Travel from Charlotte to California

Train, bus or fly from Charlotte to California?

American Airlines, Delta and 2 other airlines fly from Charlotte to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlotte to Los Angeles 3 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Charlotte to California

From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to San Diego airport, then line 992 bus to San Diego. 6 h 57 min $234. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to San Jose airport, line 10 bus to Metroairport Station, then line 901 tram to San Jose. 7 h 33 min $266. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, then bus to Los Angeles. 7 h 58 min $242. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to San Francisco airport, then BART to San Francisco. 7 h 46 min $219. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Santa Ana airport, then bus to Santa Ana. 9 h 5 min $244. From Charlotte Transportation Center line 5 bus to Charlotte airport, fly to Sacramento airport, then night bus to Sacramento. 8 h 24 min $404. From Charlotte, NC bus to Atlanta, GA, bus to Dallas, TX, bus to 7th / Decatur, then line 18 bus to 5th / San Pedro. 2 days 7 h $259. From Charlotte Amtrak train to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak then train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. 2 days 17 h $769. From Charlotte bus to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Megabus to Cbd East Tc, line 019 bus to Dallas Union Station Amtrak, then train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. 2 days 21 h $570. From Charlotte drive to Los Angeles. 38 h 20 min $291.
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      1 Fly to San Diego
      • One-Way approx: USD $162 - $605
      • Duration: 6 h 57 min
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      • Duration: 7 h 33 min
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      3 Fly to Los Angeles
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