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There are 3 ways to get from Charlotte to Wilmington by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 27m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Wilmington (ILM) CLT - ILM

$206 - $1,120

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Bus  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc 3736
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Wilmington, Nc 3736

$40 - $54

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Drive  •  3h 43m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Wilmington 198.6 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Charlotte to Wilmington is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Charlotte to Wilmington is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charlotte to Wilmington station. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Downtown Station via Fayetteville, Nc and Forden Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 39m.

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The distance between Charlotte and Wilmington is 180 miles. The road distance is 198.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Wilmington without a car is to bus which takes 7h 39m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Charlotte to Wilmington, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Charlotte to Wilmington is to fly which takes 2h 27m and costs $200 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 7h 39m.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 54m.

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Charlotte to Wilmington bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Charlotte to Wilmington.
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  • Distance: 179.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Charlotte, NC, USA and Wilmington, NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Charlotte to Wilmington every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Wilmington via Fayetteville, Nc, Wilmington, Nc, and Forden Station in around 7h 39m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
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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Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Charlotte, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $27
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Wilmington, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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Yes, the driving distance between Charlotte to Wilmington is 199 miles. It takes approximately 3h 43m to drive from Charlotte to Wilmington.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Wilmington Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Wilmington. Prices start at $98 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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