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There are 6 ways to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Norfolk, line 960 bus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Norfolk (ORF) CLT - ORF
  2. Take the line 960 bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th

$152 - $386

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Richmond
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA

$43 - $64

4 alternative options

Fly to Newport News, line 961 bus, line 960 bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Newport News (PHF) CLT - PHF
  2. Take the line 961 bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
  3. Take the line 960 bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th

$166 - $446

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va 1082 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va 3561

$50 - $118

Train  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station Carolinian
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$131 - $346

Drive  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Charlotte to Virginia Beach 342.5 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach is to fly and line 960 bus which costs $150 - $390 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Carolina to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Charlotte, Nc and arriving at Virginia Beach, Va via Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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The distance between North Carolina and Virginia Beach is 190 miles. The road distance is 342.5 miles.

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach is to bus which takes 9 h 55 min and costs $50 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $350 and takes 11 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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North Carolina to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Virginia Beach, Va station.

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Map of how to get from North Carolina to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 190.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

What companies run services between North Carolina, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

You can take a bus from Charlotte to Virginia Beach via Richmond, Va in around 9 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Charlotte to Virginia Beach via Tryon St & 23rd St, Charlotte Amtrak Station, Petersburg Amtrak Station, Norfolk Amtrak Station, Harbor Park Station, Newtown Road Station, and Newtown Rd Station in around 11 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Petersburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Newtown Rd Station to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Wood & Church
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Parks & 20Th
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.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 Charlotte, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Richmond, Va to Virginia Beach, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Richmond
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Book at
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Bus from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between North Carolina to Virginia Beach is 342 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to drive from North Carolina to Virginia Beach.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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

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There are 539+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $53 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 25 min and costs $3.

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