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There are 8 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Wilmington  •  1h 32m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Wilmington (ILM) IAD - ILM

$163 - $813

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Bus via Richmond  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Richmond FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, NC Richmond

$46 - $70

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Fly to Charlotte  •  2h 7m

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

$109 - $591

Fly to Raleigh/Durham, line 300 bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) IAD - RDU
  2. Take the line 300 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Harrison Ave at Johnson St

$124 - $461

Fly to Greensboro/High Point, line 2 bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) IAD - GSO
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot

$322 - $1,206

Train  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station Crescent / ...

$62 - $84

Bus  •  13h 52m

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

$56 - $82

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 North Carolina 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 North Carolina is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 1h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Trade St & College St via 7Th St & E St Sw, Washington DC, Richmond, VA and Tuckaseegee Rd & Freedom Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 47m.

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The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and North Carolina is 244 miles. The road distance is 370.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina without a car is to train which takes 9h 55m and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 1h 32m to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Washington DC station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina is to fly which takes 1h 32m and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 9h 55m, you could also bus via Richmond, which costs $45 - $75 and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Wilmington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, arrive at Charlotte, NC station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina.
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  • Distance: 244.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 32m

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and North Carolina, USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Wilmington 5 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 31m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Washington Dulles to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Washington Dulles to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Wilmington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Harrison Ave at Johnson St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to Greensboro Depot
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 North Carolina is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6h 49m to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to North Carolina.

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

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

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