There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte to Fairfax by plane, subway, train, bus 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 Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CLT - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station

$146 - $399

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington

$42 - $67

5 alternative options

Fly to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CLT - IAD
  2. Take the subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  3. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station

$140 - $562

Fly to Baltimore, subway  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Baltimore (BWI) CLT - BWI
  2. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station

$108 - $454

Train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak Crescent / ...

$64 - $165

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield 4407 / ...

$52 - $122

Drive  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Fairfax 391.9 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The distance between Charlotte and Fairfax is 319 miles. The road distance is 391.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Fairfax without a car is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Charlotte to Fairfax, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Fairfax is to train which takes 8 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Fairfax is 392 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to drive from Charlotte to Fairfax.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Fairfax. Prices start at $79 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 .

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Fairfax.
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  • Distance: 318.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Fairfax twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Fairfax via Richmond, Va, Springfield, Franconia Springfield Metro, KING STREET station, and King Street Sta + Bus Bay B in around 9 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Columbia
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to VIENNA station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
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.

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 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
Bus from Richmond, Va to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35

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