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Journey Information

Philadelphia to Charlotte coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£70.62
Shortest Duration12h 10m
Trips per day2
Coach lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Philadelphia to Charlotte right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most coach companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, coach companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a coach ticket from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £70.62 was the low point for coach fares from Philadelphia to Charlotte. Coaches from Charlotte to Philadelphia are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £70.62 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 4 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £30.99 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 15 hours and 11 minutes to cover the 451 miles (725 kilometers) from Philadelphia, PA to Charlotte, NC. However, the fastest coach only takes 12 hours and 10 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the coach. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by coach?

Because many passengers travel from Philadelphia to Charlotte at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Philadelphia?

The first coach leaves at 13:00 and the last coach leaves at 22:00. To see the times for all coaches from Philadelphia to Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Philadelphia to Charlotte. One coach is a direct connection, meaning that you can stay on the same vehicle for the entire trip, without having to transfer onto a connecting coach at any point.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Philadelphia to Charlotte; ticket prices start at £74.54.

What coach companies travel from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

There is one coach company that operates from Philadelphia to Charlotte. Greyhound is the one coach line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound215h 12m£76.92

Where does the coach leave from in Philadelphia?

Most coaches depart from the main station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:

  • Bus Terminal - 1001 Filbert St

Where does the coach arrive in Charlotte?

All coaches from Philadelphia arrive at one main station in Charlotte, North Carolina:

  • Bus Terminal - 601 W Trade St

Price trends for coaches from Philadelphia to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

£82£55£27JulJul

Monthly average prices

£78£63£47£31£16NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

£118£94£71£47£243020100

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