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There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Charlotte by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Charlotte (CLT) HOU - CLT

$144 - $604

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Bus  •  22 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1082 / ...

$107 - $265

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Fly from Houston  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Charlotte (CLT) IAH - CLT

$114 - $606

Bus via Atlanta, GA  •  22 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route

$241 - $357

Bus, train  •  24 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to New Orleans, LA Houston
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent

$120 - $355

Train  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent

$160 - $467

Drive  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Charlotte 1041.7 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Charlotte is to drive which costs $100 - $150 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Charlotte is to fly which costs $140 - $650 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Charlotte station. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 51 min.

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The distance between Houston and Charlotte is 931 miles. The road distance is 1041.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 9 min and costs $240 - $360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Houston to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Houston to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Houston to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Charlotte is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $140 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $240 - $360 and takes 22 h 9 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $470 and takes 27 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 930.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Charlotte via Atlanta, Ga, Five Points Station, Doraville Station, and Atlanta, GA in around 22 h 9 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,300
Flights from Houston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
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 Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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The quickest flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Houston to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Charlotte is 1 h ahead of Houston. It is currently 7:58 AM in Houston and 8:58 AM in Charlotte.

Houston to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlotte Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Charlotte is 1042 miles. It takes approximately 17 h 10 min to drive from Houston to Charlotte.

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American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your Houston to Charlotte bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 265+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51 min and costs $2.

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