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There are 5 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2h 2m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT

$136 - $551

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville Dulles
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent

$52 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Charlotte, NC Atlanta route

$170 - $176

Bus via Washington  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Charlotte, Nc 1051

$56 - $86

Drive  •  6h 49m

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte 370.6 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte is to fly which costs $130 - $550 and takes 2h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Charlotte, NC via N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay E, Ballston Station & Bus Bay F and Arlington, VA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Charlotte is 320 miles. The road distance is 370.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 48m and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 2h 2m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte bus services, operated by La Cubana, depart from Arlington, VA station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte is to fly which takes 2h 2m and costs $130 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $180 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte bus services, operated by La Cubana, arrive at Charlotte, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte.
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  • Distance: 320.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 2m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte every 2 hours. Alternatively, La Cubana operates a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte 3 times a week. Tickets cost $159 and the journey takes 7h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $110
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
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 Washington, Dc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $70
Flexible
$75 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Charlotte.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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