There are 7 ways to get from Fairfax to Charlotte by subway, plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT

$146 - $399

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlotte, Nc 1041 / ...

$56 - $131

5 alternative options

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
  2. Take the subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT

$140 - $562

Subway to Baltimore, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT

$108 - $453

Train  •  9 h 18 min

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

$64 - $166

Bus La Cubana  •  9 h 40 min

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

$163 - $172

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Fairfax to Charlotte 391.2 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fairfax to Charlotte is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fairfax to Charlotte is to subway and fly which costs $140 - $400 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between Fairfax and Charlotte is 319 miles. The road distance is 391.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to get from Fairfax to Charlotte, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fairfax to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from University Dr @ Aquia Creek La and arriving at Charlotte, NC via Pentagon Station & Bus Bay U4 and Arlington, VA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Fairfax, VA, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Fairfax to Charlotte twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 7 h 31 min. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Fairfax to Charlotte 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to EAST FALLS CHURCH station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from EAST FALLS CHURCH station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from VIENNA station to NEW CARROLLTON station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 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
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $85

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