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There are 3 ways to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Charlottesville (CHO) CLT - CHO

$211 - $422

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Train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent

$45 - $130

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Charlottesville 270.9 miles

$26 - $40

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

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $210 - $430 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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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.

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The distance between Charlotte and Charlottesville is 235 miles. The road distance is 270.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $210 - $430. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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

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  • Distance: 235.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Charlottesville is 271 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to drive from Charlotte to Charlottesville.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 92+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $94 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 $1 - $2.

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