There are 6 ways to get from Providence to Charlotte by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Providence  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Charlotte (CLT) PVD - CLT

$133 - $504

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Charlotte, Nc 1041 / ...

$85 - $196

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Train to Boston, fly  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charlotte (CLT) BOS - CLT

$101 - $587

Train  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak Crescent / ...

$199 - $548

Bus La Cubana  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route

$178 - $179

Drive  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Charlotte 811.1 miles

$75 - $120

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI and arriving at Charlotte, NC via Port Authority Bus Terminal and Union City, NJ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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The distance between Providence and Charlotte is 687 miles. The road distance is 811.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Charlotte without a car is to train which takes 16 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Providence to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Providence to Charlotte bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Providence, RI station.

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Providence to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Charlotte is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 9 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Providence Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 7 min.

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Providence to Charlotte bus services, operated by La Cubana, arrive at Charlotte, NC station.

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  • Distance: 687 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Providence to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Providence to Charlotte via New York Penn Station in around 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Boston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Flights from Providence to Charlotte via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Charlotte via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Charlotte via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $230
First Class Seat
$200 - $300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
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
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to Manhattan, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Website
gobuses.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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 New York, Ny to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160

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Providence to Charlotte train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlotte Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Charlotte is 811 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 3 min to drive from Providence to Charlotte.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Providence Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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There are 289+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs .

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