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

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Fly from San Antonio  •  5 h

  1. Fly from San Antonio (SAT) to Charlotte (CLT) SAT - CLT

$184 - $654

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Bus via New Orleans  •  27 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio to New Orleans
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC

$117 - $168

4 alternative options

Bus to Austin, fly  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
  2. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Charlotte (CLT) AUS - CLT

$160 - $593

Bus Greyhound USA  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc

$127 - $327

Train  •  33 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Sunset Limited
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent

$185 - $542

Drive  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Drive from San Antonio to Charlotte 1236.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from San Antonio to Charlotte is to bus which costs $110 - $170 and takes 27 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Antonio to Charlotte is to fly which costs $180 - $700 and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Antonio to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from San Antonio, Tx and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Houston, Tx and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from San Antonio station to Charlotte station. However, there are services departing from San Antonio Amtrak Station and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 36 min.

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The distance between San Antonio and Charlotte is 1110 miles. The road distance is 1236.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Charlotte without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 25 min and costs $120 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from San Antonio to Charlotte, including transfers.

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San Antonio to Charlotte bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Antonio, Tx station.

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

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The best way to get from San Antonio to Charlotte is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $180 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $120 - $330 and takes 26 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $180 - $550 and takes 33 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from San Antonio to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 1110.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between San Antonio, TX, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Antonio to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Antonio to Charlotte via Houston, Tx and Atlanta, Ga in around 26 h 25 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Antonio to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Austin to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
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 San Antonio Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Room
$350 - $490
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
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 San Antonio, Tx to Austin, Tx
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from San Antonio to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from San Antonio Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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Charlotte is 1 h ahead of San Antonio. It is currently 10:53 AM in San Antonio and 11:53 AM in Charlotte.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Antonio to Charlotte is 1237 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 10 min to drive from San Antonio to Charlotte.

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Delta, United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Antonio Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your San Antonio to Charlotte train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your San Antonio to Charlotte bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 272+ hotels available in Charlotte. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Antonio to San Antonio Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 40 min and costs $2.

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