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There are 10 ways to get from North Carolina to Delaware 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 Charlotte to Philadelphia, train  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLT - PHL
  2. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington

$96 - $313

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De 3038 / ...

$59 - $143

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Fly Wilmington to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Wilmington (ILM) to Philadelphia (PHL) ILM - PHL
  2. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington

$170 - $862

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 23m

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

$73 - $477

Line 2 bus to Greensboro/High Point, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from E Washington & Eugene to Coble Transportation Center
  2. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Philadelphia (PHL) GSO - PHL
  3. Take the train from Chester to Wilmington

$194 - $716

Fly Charlotte to Baltimore, train  •  6h 10m

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Baltimore (BWI) CLT - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station

$176 - $474

Line 300 bus to Raleigh/Durham, fly to Baltimore, train, bus  •  6h 30m

  1. Take the line 300 bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
  2. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Baltimore (BWI) RDU - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Sr 299 @ Odessa P&R

$163 - $458

Train  •  11h 5m

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

$72 - $202

Bus, train  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$118 - $289

Drive  •  8h 42m

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Wilmington 509.1 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Delaware is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Delaware is to fly and train which costs $95 - $320 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Delaware. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Wilmington, De via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 30m.

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The distance between North Carolina and Delaware is 291 miles. The road distance is 509.1 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Delaware without a car is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs $70 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from North Carolina to Delaware, including transfers.

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North Carolina to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charlotte, Nc station.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Delaware is to train which takes 11h 5m and costs $70 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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North Carolina to Delaware bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Wilmington, De station.

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Delaware.
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  • Distance: 290.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Delaware, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Charlotte to Wilmington twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 9h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charlotte to Wilmington via Richmond, Va in around 11h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Newport News
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Wilmington to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Train from Washington Union Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $440
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from N Harrison Ave at W Johnson St to Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from E Washington & Eugene to Coble Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Sr 299 @ Odessa P&R
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dartfirststate.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 Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Delaware is 509 miles. It takes approximately 8h 42m to drive from North Carolina to Delaware.

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Frontier Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your North Carolina to Delaware bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Delaware. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 25m and costs $3.

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