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

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Fly to Charlotte  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Charlotte (CLT) MEM - CLT

$153 - $414

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Bus Megabus  •  16 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, TN to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC

$64 - $93

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Fly to Columbia, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Columbia (CAE) MEM - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Charlotte, Nc

$267 - $1,292

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 3866 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1082 / ...

$69 - $169

Bus, train  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al 3866 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent

$93 - $246

Train  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent

$165 - $482

Drive  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to Charlotte 625.5 miles

$60 - $90

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No, there is no direct bus from Memphis to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Memphis, Tn and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Memphis station to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Memphis Central Station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 28 min.

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The distance between Memphis and Charlotte is 523 miles. The road distance is 625.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Memphis to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Memphis to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Memphis, Tn station.

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

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The best way to get from Memphis to Charlotte is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 57 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 27 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Memphis Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Memphis to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 522.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Memphis, TN, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Memphis to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Memphis to Charlotte via Atlanta, Ga in around 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
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 Birmingham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Train from Memphis Central Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $390
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 Memphis, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
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
Bus from Memphis, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Memphis, TN to Atlanta, GA - W Peachtree St @ Civic Center MARTA Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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Charlotte is 1 h ahead of Memphis. It is currently 5:15 AM in Memphis and 6:15 AM in Charlotte.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Memphis to Charlotte is 626 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to drive from Memphis to Charlotte.

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Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Memphis Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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

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There are 289+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Memphis to Memphis Airport is to line 280 bus which takes 23 min and costs .

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