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There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte to Gatlinburg by bus, car, train, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Gatlinburg

$42 - $93

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Train, bus, drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to High Point Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Drive from Asheville, Nc to Gatlinburg

$58 - $121

Drive  •  3h 54m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Gatlinburg 196.5 miles

$19 - $28

Fly to Knoxville, taxi  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Knoxville (TYS) CLT - TYS
  2. Take a taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg

$382 - $1,242

Fly to Asheville, drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Asheville (AVL) CLT - AVL
  2. Drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg

$180 - $1,015

Fly to Tri-Cities Regional, drive  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Tri-Cities Regional (TRI) CLT - TRI
  2. Drive from Tri-Cities Regional to Gatlinburg

$182 - $967

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg, drive  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) CLT - GSP
  2. Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg to Gatlinburg

$165 - $872

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Gatlinburg is to drive which costs $19 - $28 and takes 3h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Gatlinburg is to fly and taxi which costs $380 - $1,300 and takes 3h 28m.

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The distance between Charlotte and Gatlinburg is 155 miles. The road distance is 196.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 7h 17m to get from Charlotte to Gatlinburg, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Knoxville Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Gatlinburg is 196 miles. It takes approximately 3h 54m to drive from Charlotte to Gatlinburg.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Knoxville Airport.

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There are 2168+ hotels available in Gatlinburg. Prices start at $137 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25m and costs $3.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Gatlinburg.
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  • Distance: 154.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 17m

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Gatlinburg, TN, USA?

There is no direct connection from Charlotte to Gatlinburg. However, you can take the bus to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Gatlinburg. Alternatively, you can take the train to High Point Amtrak Station, take the walk to High Point Amtrak Station, take the line 5 bus to Winston-Salem Transportation Center, take the walk to Winston Salem, Nc, take the bus to Asheville, Nc, then take the drive to Gatlinburg.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Knoxville
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Asheville
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Tri-Cities Regional
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to High Point Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
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 Charlotte, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Other operators
Taxi from Knoxville to Gatlinburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
Knoxville Taxi Service
Phone
+1 865 691 1900
Website
knoxvilletaxicab.com

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