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There are 6 ways to get from Charlottesville to Nashville by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly from Charlottesville  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Charlottesville (CHO) to Nashville (BNA) CHO - BNA

$213 - $949

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Bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn 1511 / ...

$55 - $150

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Bus to Richmond, fly  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Nashville (BNA) RIC - BNA

$231 - $577

Shuttle to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Nashville (BNA) IAD - BNA

$142 - $493

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Nashville (BNA) DCA - BNA

$170 - $466

Drive  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Charlottesville to Nashville 549.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Charlottesville to Nashville is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charlottesville to Nashville is to fly which costs $210 - $950 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charlottesville, Va and arriving at Nashville, Tn. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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The distance between Charlottesville and Nashville is 478 miles. The road distance is 549.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Nashville without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 35 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Charlottesville to Nashville, including transfers.

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Charlottesville to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlottesville, Va station.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Nashville is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $210 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 14 h 35 min.

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There is no direct flight from Charlottesville Airport to Nashville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 23 min and has one stopover.

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Charlottesville to Nashville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Nashville, Tn station.

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Map of how to get from Charlottesville to Nashville.
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  • Distance: 478.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Charlottesville, VA, USA and Nashville, TN, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Charlottesville to Nashville hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Charlottesville to Nashville 5 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Reagan Washington to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlottesville to Nashville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Richmond to Nashville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Flights from Washington Dulles to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Richmond to Nashville
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $460
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
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 Charlottesville, Va to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Charlottesville, Va to Nashville, Tn
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$110 - $150
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Charlottesville to Washington Dulles Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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More Questions & Answers

Nashville is 1 h behind Charlottesville. It is currently 7:46 PM in Charlottesville and 6:46 PM in Nashville.

Yes, the driving distance between Charlottesville to Nashville is 549 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 3 min to drive from Charlottesville to Nashville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charlottesville Airport to Nashville Airport.

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Book your Charlottesville to Nashville bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 564+ hotels available in Nashville. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charlottesville to Charlottesville Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $35 - $45.

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