There are 6 ways to get from Charlotte to Chapel Hill by train, bus, 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

Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$37 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Durham

$17 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc 1082 / ...

$22 - $49

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Chapel Hill 138.8 miles

$13 - $20

Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) CLT - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union

$215 - $368

Fly to Fayetteville Municipal, bus, line 400 bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) CLT - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Durham, Nc
  4. Take the line 400 bus from GoDurham Station to E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre

$201 - $973

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Chapel Hill is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Chapel Hill is to drive which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $13 - $20.

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The distance between Charlotte and Chapel Hill is 179 km. The road distance is 222 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 10 min to get from Charlotte to Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Chapel Hill. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre via GoDurham Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Chapel Hill 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2 h 31 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlotte to Chapel Hill hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Fayetteville Municipal
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Durham Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Durham, Nc
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Go Triangle
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to Pittsboro St at Credit Union
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoDurham Station to E Franklin St at Varsity Theatre
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org

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