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

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Fly from Orlando  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Charlotte (CLT) MCO - CLT

$80 - $355

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Bus  •  13h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Charlotte, Nc 1090 / ...

$60 - $157

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Bus to Tampa, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
  2. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Charlotte (CLT) TPA - CLT

$160 - $388

Shuttle to Melbourne, fly  •  6h 19m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MLB) to Charlotte (CLT) MLB - CLT

$288 - $618

Train, bus  •  13h 54m

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1090 / ...

$85 - $210

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Take the train from Cary Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Piedmont / ...

$126 - $341

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Orlando to Charlotte 525.8 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Charlotte is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Charlotte is to fly which costs $80 - $360 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Orlando station to Charlotte station. However, there are services departing from Orlando Amtrak Station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via Cary Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 34m.

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The distance between Orlando and Charlotte is 466 miles. The road distance is 525.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 13h 25m and costs $60 - $160.

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It takes approximately 3h 58m to get from Orlando to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Orlando to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charlotte is to fly which takes 3h 58m and costs $80 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $160 and takes 13h 25m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $350 and takes 16h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 465.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 58m

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Frontier Airlines and Delta fly from Orlando to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Charlotte via Jacksonville, Fl in around 13h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Flights from Melbourne to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Melbourne to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Orlando to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Flights from Tampa to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Tampa to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $410
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 Orlando Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Orlando Amtrak Station to Cary Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$370 - $550
Train from Cary Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
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 Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Melbourne Airport Express
Phone
+1 (321) 724-1600 / +1 (800) 826-4544
Website
melbourneairportexpress.com
Shuttle from Orlando International Airport to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
melbourneairportexpress.com

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The quickest flight from Orlando Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Charlotte is 526 miles. It takes approximately 8h 41m to drive from Orlando to Charlotte.

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Frontier Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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

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

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41m and costs $3.

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