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There are 8 ways to get from Charlotte to Orlando by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Orlando  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Orlando (MCO) CLT - MCO

$82 - $358

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Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Savannah, Ga 1093 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Orlando, Fl 1019 / ...

$62 - $155

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Fly to Daytona Beach, bus  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Daytona Beach (DAB) CLT - DAB
  2. Take the bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando

$267 - $487

Fly to Melbourne, shuttle  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Melbourne (MLB) CLT - MLB
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Orlando International Airport

$288 - $618

Fly to Tampa, train  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Tampa (TPA) CLT - TPA
  2. Take the train from Tampa Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station

$173 - $420

Bus, train  •  13h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Savannah, Ga 1093 / ...
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station Silver Star / ...

$84 - $217

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station Silver Star

$128 - $347

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Orlando 525.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to fly which costs $80 - $360 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Orlando. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Orlando, Fl via Savannah, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte station to Orlando station. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak Station and arriving at Orlando Amtrak Station via Cary Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Charlotte and Orlando is 466 miles. The road distance is 525.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Orlando without a car is to bus which takes 13h 10m and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from Charlotte to Orlando, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to fly which takes 4h 37m and costs $80 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 13h 10m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 16h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Orlando.
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  • Distance: 465.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Orlando, FL, USA?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Orlando via Savannah, Ga in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Daytona Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Melbourne via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Charlotte to Tampa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
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 Tampa Union Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Savannah Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Orlando Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$370 - $550
Bus operators
Escot Bus Lines
Phone
+1-888-571-7778
Website
escotbuslines.com
Bus from Daytona International Speedway to Skyview Plaza Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
escotbuslines.com
Melbourne Airport Express
Phone
+1 (321) 724-1600 / +1 (800) 826-4544
Website
melbourneairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Orlando International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
melbourneairportexpress.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 Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Orlando Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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Charlotte to Orlando bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Orlando, Fl station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Orlando is 526 miles. It takes approximately 8h 41m to drive from Charlotte to Orlando.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Orlando Airport.

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Book your Charlotte to Orlando train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Charlotte to Orlando bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 1079+ hotels available in Orlando. Prices start at $95 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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