There are 4 ways to get from Charlotte to Elon University by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak Carolinian / ...

$45 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus, line 4 bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Greensboro, Nc 1082 / ...
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Greensboro Depot to Alamance Regional Medical Center 4

$32 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC Atlanta route

$177 - $181

Drive  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Elon University 108.3 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Elon University is 97 miles. The road distance is 108.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Elon University without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Charlotte to Elon University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Elon University is to train which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Elon University is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to drive from Charlotte to Elon University.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Elon University. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Elon University.
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  • Distance: 97.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Elon University, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Elon University 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Charlotte to Elon University 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Burlington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Greensboro Depot to Alamance Regional Medical Center
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org

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