There are 7 ways to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train 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 Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Buffalo (BUF) CLT - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$135 - $621

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Bus Megabus  •  24 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$83 - $143

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Fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Rochester (ROC) CLT - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$159 - $733

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212

$96 - $235

Train  •  21 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$158 - $441

Train via Grand Central Terminal  •  22 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station Crescent / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$150 - $475

Drive  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Niagara Falls 682.2 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $130 - $650 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Niagara Falls is 555 miles. The road distance is 682.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Columbus, Oh, Cleveland, Oh and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 51 min.

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There are 489+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Charlotte to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 555.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Charlotte to Niagara Falls via Columbus, Oh, Cleveland, Oh, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 20 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station in around 21 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Charlotte Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Greyhound USA
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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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
megabus.com

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