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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Raleigh/Durham  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Charlotte (CLT) RDU - CLT

$217 - $357

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham to Charlotte

$21 - $34

4 alternative options

Line 100 bus, bus to Fayetteville Municipal, fly  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 to GoRaleigh Station
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Fly from Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) to Charlotte (CLT) FAY - CLT

$184 - $905

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, Nc to Charlotte, Nc 1041 / ...

$23 - $56

Train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak Piedmont / ...

$39 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Research Triangle to Charlotte 155.6 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Research Triangle to Charlotte is to drive which costs $15 - $22 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Research Triangle to Charlotte is to fly which costs $210 - $360 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Research Triangle and Charlotte is 125 miles. The road distance is 155.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Research Triangle to Charlotte, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Research Triangle to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Regional Transit Center and Durham, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Research Triangle, NC, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Research Triangle to Charlotte every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Research Triangle to Charlotte every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Fayetteville Municipal to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Durham Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from RDU Airport at Terminal 1 to GoRaleigh Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
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 Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Durham, Nc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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