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There are 9 ways to get from San Diego to North Carolina 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.

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Fly to Charlotte  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Charlotte (CLT) SAN - CLT

$165 - $606

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Fly to Fayetteville Municipal  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) SAN - FAY

$287 - $1,022

Fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) SAN - RDU

$176 - $428

Fly to Wilmington  •  9h 3m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Wilmington (ILM) SAN - ILM

$304 - $1,204

Fly to Greensboro/High Point  •  9h 46m

  1. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) SAN - GSO

$218 - $358

Bus  •  2 days 9h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc

$256 - $651

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from San Diego to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta GA to Charlotte, NC

$243 - $480

Train  •  2 days 20h

  1. Take the train from San Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  3. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station

$376 - $1,137

Drive  •  38h 49m

  1. Drive from San Diego to Charlotte 2395.4 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from San Diego to North Carolina is to fly which costs $170 - $430 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego to North Carolina is to fly which costs $160 - $650 and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Diego to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from San Diego, Ca and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx and Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9h.

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The distance between San Diego and North Carolina is 2187 miles. The road distance is 2395.4 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego to North Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9h and costs $250 - $650.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from San Diego to North Carolina, including transfers.

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San Diego to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Diego, Ca station.

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The best way to get from San Diego to North Carolina is to fly which takes 6h 14m and costs $160 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $650 and takes 2 days 9h, you could also train, which costs $370 - $1,200 and takes 2 days 20h.

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The quickest flight from San Diego Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 25m.

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San Diego to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlotte, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from San Diego to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 2187.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between San Diego, CA, USA and North Carolina, USA?

American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from San Diego to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San Diego to Charlotte via Los Angeles, Ca, Dallas, Tx, and Atlanta, Ga in around 2 days 9h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Los Angeles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Los Angeles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Las Vegas, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Fayetteville Municipal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Wilmington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Greensboro/High Point via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham via Dallas
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from San Diego to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
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 Diego Santa Fe Depot to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
17h 21m
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 Diego, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from San Antonio, Tx to Houston, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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
16h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from San Diego to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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North Carolina is 3h ahead of San Diego. It is currently 10:44 PM in San Diego and 1:44 AM in North Carolina.

Yes, the driving distance between San Diego to North Carolina is 2395 miles. It takes approximately 38h 49m to drive from San Diego to North Carolina.

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

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Book your San Diego to North Carolina bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 10+ hotels available in North Carolina. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Diego to San Diego Airport is to line 992 bus which takes 9m and costs $2 - $3.

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