There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Charlotte by plane, subway, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Reagan Washington  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT

$144 - $395

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 55 min

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

$40 - $120

5 alternative options

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charlotte (CLT) IAD - CLT

$140 - $562

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charlotte (CLT) BWI - CLT

$157 - $412

Train  •  7 h 50 min

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

$60 - $170

Bus La Cubana  •  9 h 2 min

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

$164 - $167

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Charlotte 398.6 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Washington to Charlotte hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Washington to Charlotte 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Charlotte, NC
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
[email protected]
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Washington and Charlotte is 529 km. The road distance is 638 km.

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Charlotte is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Washington to Charlotte is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $140 - $400.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Charlotte Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Charlotte, Nc. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Washington to Charlotte, including transfers.