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

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 Charlottesville  •  2 h 45 min

  1. CLT - CHO

$211 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. 1082 / ...
  2. 1511 / ...

$46 - $107

5 alternative options

Fly to Lynchburg, bus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. CLT - LYH

$334 - $456

Fly to Richmond, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. CLT - RIC

$204 - $441

Fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 24 min

  1. CLT - IAD

$131 - $552

Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Crescent

$45 - $130

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. 270.9 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Charlotte to Charlottesville every 4 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Charlottesville once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Lynchburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
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
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Charlottesville is 376 km. The road distance is 434 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $210 - $430.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville, including transfers.