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There are 6 ways to get from Charlotte to Orlando by plane, tram, bus, train or car

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Fly Charlotte to Orlando  •  4h 1m

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

$27 - $154

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Line 501 tram to Concord, fly to Orlando Sanford  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the line 501 tram from 7th St Station to JW Clay Blvd Station
  2. Fly from Concord (USA) to Orlando Sanford (SFB) USA - SFB

$130 - $621

Bus  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Ocala, FL Atlanta Route
  2. Take the bus from Ocala to Orlando RedCoach Station RedCoach

$94 - $131

Train  •  16h 34m

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

$104 - $147

Bus via Fayetteville  •  18h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte to Fayetteville "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville to Orlando "Greyhound"

$86 - $118

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Orlando 525.9 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to fly which costs $27 - $160 and takes 4h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to line 501 tram and fly which costs $130 - $650 and takes 3h 33m.

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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 S Rosalind Avenue And E Anderson Street via Ocala and Mccoy Road And Gondola Drive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte station to Orlando. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak Station and arriving at Orlando via Cary. 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 525.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Orlando without a car is to bus which takes 12h 37m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Charlotte to Orlando, including transfers.

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Charlotte to Orlando bus services, operated by La Cubana, depart from Charlotte, NC station.

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Orlando is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs $27 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 12h 37m, you could also train, which costs $100 - $150 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 1m

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

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charlotte to Orlando hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Orlando via Ocala, Orlando RedCoach Station, and Mccoy Road And Gondola Drive in around 12h 37m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Concord to Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Charlotte to Orlando
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Tram from 7th St Station to JW Clay Blvd Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
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 Cary
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$55 - $80
Train from Cary to Orlando
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Ocala, FL
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$79 - $84
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Email
webtickets@redcoachusa.com
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Ocala to Orlando RedCoach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $45
Book at
redcoachusa.com
Web
$13 - $28
Standard
$15 - $35
Flexible
$21 - $45
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 to Fayetteville
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Fayetteville to Orlando
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $150

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

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Charlotte to Orlando bus services, operated by Red Coach, arrive at Orlando RedCoach Station.

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Charlotte to Orlando train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Orlando 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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Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Orlando Airport.

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There are 1361+ hotels available in Orlando. 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 25 min and costs $3.

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