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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. 1041 / ...
  2. 1265 / ...

$44 - $107

7 alternative options

Bus La Cubana  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Atlanta route
  2. 1265 / ...

$178 - $202

Bus, shuttle  •  7 h 59 min

$58 - $80

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. 352.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Charlotte to Atlanta  •  4 h 37 min

  1. CLT - ATL

$250 - $892

Fly Charlotte to Montgomery, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. CLT - MGM

$199 - $1,003

Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly to Atlanta  •  6 h 51 min

  1. GSP - ATL

$137 - $323

Fly Charlotte to Birmingham, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. CLT - BHM

$209 - $1,023

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Columbus, GA, USA?

You can take a bus from Charlotte to Columbus via Atlanta, Ga in around 5 h 59 min. Alternatively, Delta and American Airlines fly from Charlotte to Columbus hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Montgomery via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Montgomery
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Montgomery, Al to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Greenville, Sc
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Birmingham, Al to Columbus, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Groome Transport
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
groometransportation.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Columbus is 491 km. The road distance is 564 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Columbus is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Columbus is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $250 - $900.

No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Columbus, Ga via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Charlotte to Columbus, including transfers.