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There are 4 ways to get from Charlotte to Seattle by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Seattle (SEA) CLT - SEA

$164 - $466

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Train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station

$429 - $1,292

Bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
  3. Take the bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
  4. Take the bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA

$304 - $800

Drive  •  45 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Seattle 2873.1 miles

$280 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Seattle is to fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Seattle is to fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 7 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Seattle. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Seattle, WA via Columbus, Oh, Denver, Co and Portland, OR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Charlotte station to Seattle station. However, there are services departing from Charlotte Amtrak Station and arriving at Seattle King Street Station via Charlottesville Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2 h.

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The distance between Charlotte and Seattle is 2294 miles. The road distance is 2873.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Seattle without a car is to train which takes 3 days 2 h and costs $420 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to get from Charlotte to Seattle, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Seattle is to fly which takes 7 h 52 min and costs $160 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $420 - $1,300 and takes 3 days 2 h, you could also bus, which costs $300 - $800 and takes 3 days 3 h.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Seattle.
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  • Distance: 2294.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 52 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Seattle, WA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Charlotte to Seattle hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Seattle via Charlottesville Amtrak Station and Chicago Union Station in around 3 days 2 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Seattle via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 8 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Room
$450 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Seattle King Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Denver, Co
Ave. Duration
28 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $200
Flexible
$220 - $300
Bus from Denver, Co to Portland, Or
Ave. Duration
29 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Portland, OR to Seattle, WA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
boltbus.com

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Seattle Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 54 min.

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Charlotte to Seattle bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Seattle, WA station.

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Seattle is 3 h behind Charlotte. It is currently 12:40 PM in Charlotte and 9:40 AM in Seattle.

Charlotte to Seattle train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Seattle King Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Seattle is 2873 miles. It takes approximately 45 h 8 min to drive from Charlotte to Seattle.

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

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There are 713+ hotels available in Seattle. Prices start at $89 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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