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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York JFK  •  2h 57m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charlotte (CLT) JFK - CLT

$86 - $304

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Bus  •  14h 4m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Charlotte, NC

$60 - $68

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlotte (CLT) LGA - CLT

$106 - $393

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charlotte (CLT) EWR - CLT

$104 - $327

Train  •  13h 39m

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

$94 - $261

Bus, train  •  18h 52m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Greensboro, Nc 1081 / ...
  2. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...

$92 - $213

Drive  •  11h

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) 640 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to bus which costs $60 - $70 and takes 14h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to fly which costs $85 - $310 and takes 2h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 39m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is 538 miles. The road distance is 640 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) without a car is to train which takes 13h 39m and costs $90 - $270.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak), including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to fly which takes 2h 57m and costs $85 - $310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $270 and takes 13h 39m, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $70 and takes 14h 4m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 3m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlotte Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak).
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  • Distance: 538 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Charlotte Station (Amtrak), NC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) twice daily. Tickets cost $85 - $250 and the journey takes 12h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Richmond
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Newark to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 York Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
W and G Bus
Website
wandgbus.com
Bus from New York to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
wandgbus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is 640 miles. It takes approximately 11h to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak).

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JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 275+ hotels available in Charlotte Station (Amtrak). Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34m and costs $17.

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