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There are 10 ways to get from Princeton to Charlotte by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Trenton-Mercer  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Charlotte (CLT) TTN - CLT

$171 - $659

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Charlotte, Nc 1041 / ...

$72 - $184

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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlotte (CLT) LGA - CLT

$100 - $407

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlotte (CLT) PHL - CLT

$118 - $354

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charlotte (CLT) JFK - CLT

$111 - $511

Train to Newark, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charlotte (CLT) EWR - CLT

$94 - $337

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  6 h 28 min

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

$179 - $462

Train  •  12 h 44 min

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

$81 - $224

Bus La Cubana  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route

$173 - $187

Drive  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Charlotte 583.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Charlotte is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Charlotte is to fly which costs $170 - $700 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 55 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Charlotte is 492 miles. The road distance is 583.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Charlotte without a car is to train which takes 12 h 44 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Princeton to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Princeton to Charlotte bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Charlotte is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $170 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $230 and takes 12 h 44 min, you could also bus, which costs $170 - $190 and takes 14 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Trenton-Mercer Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 491.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

Frontier Airlines flies from Princeton to Charlotte 3 times a week. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Princeton to Charlotte twice daily. Tickets cost $80 - $220 and the journey takes 11 h 2 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Newport News
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Newark to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $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 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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Charlotte is 584 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 3 min to drive from Princeton to Charlotte.

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Frontier Airlines offers flights from Trenton-Mercer Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 266+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Trenton-Mercer Airport is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs $45 - $60.

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