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There are 6 ways to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Washington Dulles  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CLT - IAD

$132 - $552

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Bus Megabus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington

$46 - $69

4 alternative options

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Reagan Washington (DCA) CLT - DCA
  2. Take the bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door

$152 - $403

Bus La Cubana  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Arlington, VA Atlanta route

$171 - $177

Train  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$69 - $171

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 374.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). However, there are services departing from Charlotte, NC and arriving at Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door via S Four Mile Run Dr & #4077, Ballston Station & Bus Bay B and N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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The distance between Charlotte and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 320 miles. The road distance is 374.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 8 min and costs $170 - $180.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), including transfers.

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Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by La Cubana, depart from Charlotte, NC station.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is to fly which takes 2 h 40 min and costs $130 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $180 and takes 9 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Washington Dulles Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) bus services, operated by La Cubana, arrive at Arlington, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).
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  • Distance: 320.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) hourly. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Columbia
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Reagan Washington via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Bus operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C to Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Arlington, VA
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) is 375 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Charlotte to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD).

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Washington Dulles Airport.

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There are 181+ hotels available in Washington Dulles Airport (IAD). Prices start at $68 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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