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There are 9 ways to get from Delaware to North Carolina by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlotte  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlotte (CLT) PHL - CLT

$149 - $451

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Bus  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Richmond, Va 3013 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, NC Richmond

$58 - $98

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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Wilmington  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Wilmington (ILM) PHL - ILM

$223 - $1,000

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  3. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$125 - $614

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Greensboro/High Point, line 2 bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) PHL - GSO
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Coble Transportation Center to E Washington & Greene

$247 - $854

Night bus to Salisbury, fly to Charlotte  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the night bus from Dover to Salisbury, Md
  2. Fly from Salisbury (SBY) to Charlotte (CLT) SBY - CLT

$155 - $706

Train  •  10 h 23 min

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

$77 - $203

Train, bus  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC

$119 - $289

Drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Wilmington to Charlotte 508.7 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Delaware to North Carolina is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Delaware to North Carolina is to train and fly which costs $140 - $460 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Delaware to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from Wilmington, De and arriving at Trade St & College St via Boulevard + Greyhound Bus Station, Richmond, VA and Tuckaseegee Rd & Freedom Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 43 min.

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The distance between Delaware and North Carolina is 291 miles. The road distance is 508.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Delaware to North Carolina without a car is to train which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Delaware to North Carolina, including transfers.

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Delaware to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Wilmington, De station.

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The best way to get from Delaware to North Carolina is to train which takes 10 h 23 min and costs $75 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 11 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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Delaware to North Carolina bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Charlotte, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Delaware to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 290.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Delaware, USA and North Carolina, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Wilmington to Charlotte twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 10 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wilmington to Charlotte via Richmond, Va, Boulevard + Greyhound Bus Station, Broad + Sheppard, Richmond, VA, Charlotte, NC, and Tuckaseegee Rd & Freedom Dr in around 11 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Salisbury to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Salisbury to Charlotte via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Wilmington Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from Wilmington Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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 Wilmington Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $440
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to E Washington & Greene
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Dover to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Wilmington, De to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Delaware to North Carolina is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to drive from Delaware to North Carolina.

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in North Carolina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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