There are 4 ways to get from Gainesville to Charlotte by train, car, bus or plane

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Train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Gainesville Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent

$40 - $110

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Charlotte 205.3 miles

$20 - $29

Bus to Atlanta, fly  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlotte (CLT) ATL - CLT

$243 - $890

Bus to Greenville/Spartanburg, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Commerce, GA to Greenville, SC
  2. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Charlotte (CLT) GSP - CLT

$275 - $874

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gainesville Amtrak and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between Gainesville and Charlotte is 182 miles. The road distance is 205.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Charlotte without a car is to train which takes 4 h 22 min and costs .

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The train from Gainesville Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak takes 4 h 22 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Gainesville to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Gainesville Amtrak station.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 4 min.

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Gainesville to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlotte Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Charlotte is 205 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Gainesville to Charlotte.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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  • Distance: 182 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Gainesville, GA, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Gainesville to Charlotte once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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 Gainesville Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Room
$200 - $280
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 Gainesville, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from Commerce, GA to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
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