There are 8 ways to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Buffalo (BUF) CLT - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from North Division & Main St to Main St & Pine Ave

$96 - $426

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Bus  •  23h 59m

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

$84 - $139

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Fly to Toronto, train  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Toronto (YYZ) CLT - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$150 - $271

Fly to Rochester, train  •  7h 47m

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

$132 - $504

Bus via Columbus  •  20h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$100 - $164

Train  •  21h 51m

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

$124 - $181

Train via Niagara Falls Amtrak Station  •  22h 18m

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

$124 - $181

Drive  •  11h 36m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Niagara Falls 683.8 miles

$65 - $100

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

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $95 - $430 and takes 5h 17m.

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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 and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 43m.

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

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The distance between Charlotte and Niagara Falls is 555 miles. The road distance is 683.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus via Columbus which takes 20h 43m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Charlotte to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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Charlotte to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charlotte Amtrak Station.

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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, Columbus, OH, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 20h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station in around 21h 51m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Charlotte to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Charlotte to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $80
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 Rochester Amtrak Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from North Division & Main St to Main St & Pine Ave
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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.

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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
11h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Book at
megabus.com

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Niagara Falls is to bus via Columbus which takes 20h 43m and costs $100 - $170. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $190 and takes 21h 51m.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Charlotte to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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Charlotte to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Niagara Falls is 684 miles. It takes approximately 11h 36m to drive from Charlotte to Niagara Falls.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 485+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 24 min and costs $3.

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