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There are 6 ways to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from Reagan Washington

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT)

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Train

  1. Take the train from Alexandria to Charlotte Amtrak Station

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 11 bus

  1. Take the subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT)
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Transit Center- Bay O to Tryon St & 23rd St

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Greensboro
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Charlotte Amtrak Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak)

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) by subway and train

The journey time between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is around 8h 52m and covers a distance of around 373 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 10 min. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 53m. Operated by Metro Washington DC and Amtrak, the Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) service departs from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arrives in Charlotte Amtrak Station. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
8h 42m
Layover time:
10 min
Total time:
8h 52m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 53m
Journey distance:
373 miles
Services per week:
14
Cheapest price:
$51
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:02
Last service departs at:
18:37

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) subway and train schedules

Subway services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6h 44m.

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The fastest way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to fly which takes 2h 32m and costs $110 - $380.

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No, there is no direct train from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) station to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) station. However, there are services departing from NATIONAL AIRPORT station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via Alexandria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) and Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is 327 miles. The road distance is 397.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) without a car is to train which takes 8h 48m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak), including transfers.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Alexandria station.

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The best way to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is to fly which takes 2h 32m and costs $110 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8h 48m, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 10h 2m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlotte Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak).
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  • Distance: 327 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

What companies run services between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA), USA and Charlotte Station (Amtrak), NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria to Charlotte Amtrak Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 41m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NATIONAL AIRPORT station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
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 Alexandria to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Greensboro to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from Transit Center- Bay O to Tryon St & 23rd St
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$55 - $70
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 Springfield to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $95

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Yes, the driving distance between Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak) is 397 miles. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) to Charlotte Station (Amtrak).

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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