Atlanta to Charlotte Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $22
Fastest Way Bus — 4h 14min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 24 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 226 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Turimex Internacional, Alaska Airlines
Bus
$22 · 4h 14min · 24 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Charlotte
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Train
$57 · 4h 50min · 57 lb of CO2
ATL to CLT
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Flight
$2,089 · 11h 35min · 1040 lb of CO2
ATL to CLT

Atlanta to Charlotte Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 1 airports — CLT — to access Charlotte. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

Alaska Airlines offers flights from ATL to CLT.

The cheapest way by air is via Alaska Airlines and flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Charlotte Douglas Intl (CLT). Alaska Airlines flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Charlotte Douglas Intl (CLT) and is the quickest flight to get you from Atlanta to Charlotte.
Drive
$31 · 4h 6min · 47 lb of CO2
Atlanta to Charlotte

Drive from Atlanta to Charlotte

It's 227 miles between Atlanta to Charlotte. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 6min and 4h 18min from Atlanta to Charlotte under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 30min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Charlotte by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $30.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to Charlotte?

The are 10 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Atlanta to Charlotte. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Atlanta towards Charlotte, as it is the cheapest to Charlotte. It's common to find tickets for as low as $22. Greyhound operates from Atlanta to Charlotte, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to Charlotte?

On your trip from Atlanta to Charlotte, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Atlanta to Charlotte NC?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to Charlotte. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Charlotte is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/Charlotte buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Atlanta is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Atlanta GA and Charlotte during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Atlanta to Charlotte? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Charlotte traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Charlotte is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Atlanta to Charlotte?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to Charlotte is by bus. The bus costs $22 roughly and will take 4 hours 14 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Atlanta to Charlotte?

Amtrak costs about $60 between Atlanta and Charlotte. In total, the train will take roughly 5 hours 12 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is 4 miles from Atlanta. Further, once you arrive at CLT Charlotte Amtrak or you will still have 2 miles to Charlotte.

How long does it take from Atlanta to Charlotte by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and Charlotte is 227 miles and will take you about 4 hours 6 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $31.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Atlanta to Charlotte
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Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Atlanta to Charlotte
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Bus
Turimex Internacional Turimex Internacional from Atlanta to Charlotte
Useful Links Map Website
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Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Atlanta to Charlotte