There are 4 ways to get from Detroit to Charlotte by plane, 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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Fly from Detroit  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Charlotte (CLT) DTW - CLT

$193 - $364

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Charlotte, Nc 1093 / ...

$65 - $170

2 alternative options

Bus to Toledo, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Fly from Toledo (TOL) to Charlotte (CLT) TOL - CLT

$179 - $725

Drive  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Charlotte 637.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Charlotte is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Charlotte is to fly which costs $190 - $370 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Charlotte, Nc. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 h 10 min.

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The distance between Detroit and Charlotte is 508 miles. The road distance is 637.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 10 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Detroit to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Detroit to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Charlotte is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $190 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 16 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 507.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Detroit to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Detroit to Charlotte every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $65 - $170 and the journey takes 16 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Toledo to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Charlotte via Covington
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $750
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 Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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