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There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to North Carolina by plane, bus, train, subway 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 Newark to Charlotte  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charlotte (CLT) EWR - CLT

$78 - $295

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Charlotte, Nc 1081 / ...

$60 - $160

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Fly Newark to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) EWR - RDU
  2. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$84 - $378

Fly Newark to Greensboro/High Point  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) EWR - GSO

$106 - $608

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) LGA - RDU
  4. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$87 - $339

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) JFK - RDU
  4. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$101 - $390

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) PHL - RDU
  3. Take the line 300 bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St

$93 - $513

Train  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$90 - $240

Bus Pandora Bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from New York - 103 Canal St. to Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr. Pandora Bus

$68 - $82

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Charlotte 617.9 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to North Carolina is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to North Carolina is to fly which costs $75 - $300 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Charlotte, Nc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and North Carolina is 398 miles. The road distance is 617.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to North Carolina without a car is to train which takes 12 h 5 min and costs $85 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from New Jersey to North Carolina, including transfers.

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New Jersey to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to North Carolina is to fly which takes 3 h 57 min and costs $75 - $300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $240 and takes 12 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $85 and takes 14 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 54 min.

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New Jersey to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 397.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and North Carolina, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Elizabeth to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Charlotte twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $240 and the journey takes 11 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from Regional Transit Center to N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Pandora Bus
Website
pandorabus.com
Bus from New York - 103 Canal St. to Charlotte - 3301-400 Freedom Dr.
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
pandorabus.com
Book at
gotobus.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 Newark, Nj to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to North Carolina is 618 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from New Jersey to North Carolina.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your New Jersey to North Carolina bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 10+ hotels available in North Carolina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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