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

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Fly to Covington  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Covington (CVG) CLT - CVG

$134 - $164

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Fly to Cincinnati  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Cincinnati (LUK) CLT - LUK

$63 - $445

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Fly to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Dayton (DAY) CLT - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$178 - $308

Fly to Lexington, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Lexington (LEX) CLT - LEX
  2. Take the bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh

$254 - $772

Fly to Columbus, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Columbus (CMH) CLT - CMH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to University of Cincinnati, OH

$219 - $305

Bus  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to University of Cincinnati, OH Buffalo

$64 - $148

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Cincinnati 466.7 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati is to fly which costs $60 - $450 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at University of Cincinnati, OH via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Charlotte and Cincinnati is 339 miles. The road distance is 466.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 14 h and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $130 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Charlotte to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at University of Cincinnati, OH station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 338.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Charlotte to Cincinnati every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Cincinnati via Columbus, Oh and Columbus, OH in around 14 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Charlotte to Dayton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Charlotte to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Lexington, Ky to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Cincinnati is 467 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 14 min to drive from Charlotte to Cincinnati.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are 195+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $68 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 $3.

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