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There are 9 ways to get from Tennessee to North Carolina by plane, bus, train, car or shuttle

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Fly from Knoxville  •  2h 7m

  1. Fly from Knoxville (TYS) to Charlotte (CLT) TYS - CLT

$190 - $820

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, TN to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1082 / ...

$56 - $108

7 alternative options

Fly from Memphis  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Charlotte (CLT) MEM - CLT

$168 - $431

Fly from Chattanooga  •  3h 12m

  1. Fly from Chattanooga (CHA) to Charlotte (CLT) CHA - CLT

$134 - $754

Fly from Nashville  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Nashville (BNA) to Charlotte (CLT) BNA - CLT

$115 - $275

Bus via Nashville, Tn  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga 1105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1082 / ...

$57 - $139

Bus, train  •  17h

  1. Take the bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al 1163 / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent

$95 - $246

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Nashville to Charlotte 411 miles

$40 - $60

Shuttle, bus  •  12h 46m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Nashville Airport to Atlanta Airport Bna
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Charlotte, Nc 1082 / ...

$73 - $165

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The cheapest way to get from Tennessee to North Carolina is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Tennessee to North Carolina is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tennessee to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from Nashville, Tn and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 45m.

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The distance between Tennessee and North Carolina is 409 miles. The road distance is 411 miles.

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The best way to get from Tennessee to North Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 9h 57m and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Tennessee to North Carolina, including transfers.

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Tennessee to North Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Nashville, Tn station.

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The best way to get from Tennessee to North Carolina is to fly which takes 2h 7m and costs $190 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 9h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Knoxville Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 8m.

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

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Map of how to get from Tennessee to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 408.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Tennessee, USA and North Carolina, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Knoxville to Charlotte every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nashville to Charlotte via Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Civic Center Station, Five Points Station, and Atlanta, Ga in around 9h 57m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Knoxville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Chattanooga to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Nashville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Knoxville to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Memphis to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Chattanooga to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Nashville to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Megabus
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 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 Nashville, Tn to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Nashville, Tn to Birmingham, Al
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Groome Transportation
Phone
(800) 280-9270
Website
groometransportation.com
Shuttle from Nashville Airport to Atlanta Airport
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Schedules at
groometransportation.com

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More Questions & Answers

North Carolina is 1h ahead of Tennessee. It is currently 11:45 AM in Tennessee and 12:45 PM in North Carolina.

Yes, the driving distance between Tennessee to North Carolina is 411 miles. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Tennessee to North Carolina.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Knoxville Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your Tennessee to North Carolina bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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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 Tennessee to Knoxville Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $55 - $70.

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