There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte by 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.

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Fly Los Angeles to Charlotte  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Charlotte (CLT) LAX - CLT

$187 - $510

6 alternative options

Fly Burbank to Charlotte  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Charlotte (CLT) BUR - CLT

$206 - $399

Train to San Diego, fly to Charlotte  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Charlotte (CLT) SAN - CLT

$196 - $679

Fly Los Angeles to Columbia, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbia (CAE) LAX - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Charlotte, Nc

$321 - $898

Bus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc

$258 - $648

Train  •  2 days 16 h

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

$348 - $1,042

Drive  •  38 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Charlotte 2429.9 miles

$230 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte is to fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte is to fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via St Louis, Mo and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Charlotte is 2127 miles. The road distance is 2429.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 11 h and costs $250 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte is to fly which takes 6 h 43 min and costs $180 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $650 and takes 2 days 11 h, you could also train, which costs $340 - $1,100 and takes 2 days 16 h.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 2127.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 43 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Charlotte via St Louis, Mo and Atlanta, Ga in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Portland
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Las Vegas, Nashville
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Oakland, Nashville
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Oakland, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Las Vegas, Dallas
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Denver, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Charlotte via Boston
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak
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
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 Columbia, Sc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
40 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $290
Flexible
$340 - $440
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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