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Baltimore - Charlotte Bus Schedule
There are 12 intercity buses per day from Baltimore to Charlotte. Traveling by bus from Baltimore to Charlotte usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest PandaNY Bus bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||365 mi (587 km)|
|Shortest duration||8h 10m|
|Trips per day||9|
|Most frequent service||PandaNY Bus|
How much is a bus ticket from Baltimore to Charlotte?
$56.82 is the average price of a bus ticket from Baltimore to Charlotte. Any tickets cheaper than $56.82 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Baltimore to Charlotte is expected to range from $65 to $71. If you are looking to travel to Charlotte within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $65. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $65 and can be found on October 1, 2021.
Monthly average prices
The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in March. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $47 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Baltimore to Charlotte in September, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $69 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $26.46 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Baltimore to Charlotte?
There are 4 bus lines from Baltimore to Charlotte. With 5 daily trips, PandaNY Bus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||1||10h 10m||$39.28|
|PandaNY Bus||5||8h 26m||$60.00|
|Wanda Coach||2||8h 35m||$60.00|
Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Baltimore to Charlotte every day, with the average journey taking around 12 hours and 38 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Charlotte usually start from $85.
Panda NY Bus is an American bus company known as a Chinatown bus line that conducts trips to and from some of the largest and most unique Chinatown districts on the eastern seaboard. Aboard Panda NY buses, you can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets, comfortable reclining seats, and a restroom. Panda NY offers some of the cheapest bus tickets from Baltimore to Charlotte, with prices starting from $60.
Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 2 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $60 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Baltimore and Charlotte.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Baltimore to Charlotte during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus takes an average of 10 hours to cover the 365 miles from Baltimore to Charlotte. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 10 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Baltimore?
The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Baltimore to Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Baltimore to Charlotte every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Baltimore to Charlotte; ticket prices start at $75.00.
Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.
Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.
Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.
Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.
A mecca for fans of speed in general and for NASCAR in particular, Charlotte is a burgeoning urban center that still retains its southern charm. Even if you are not a hardcore fan of NASCAR, it is still worth taking the time to check it out. Housing more than just plaques dedicated to legendary drivers, the museum also features high-tech exhibits, as well as racing simulators to keep you enthralled. If cars are not your thing, the bustling Uptown area, which houses the city’s top museums such as Discovery Place or Mint Museum Uptown, will offer a day’s worth of interesting facts to enjoy. When you wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of Uptown, Freedom Park, located about three miles north of the city center, provides a natural refuge where you can recover.
Charlotte’s food scene is brimming with life, as modernized Southern staples take the city by storm. Perhaps the best place to enjoy the tastiest Southern dishes in town is at Price’s Chicken Coop. If you are looking to enjoy some fine barbecues, Midwood Smokehouse or Noble Smoke might have what you need.
Charlotte’s busiest bus station is at W 4th St in the heart of the city, offering bus trips by several carriers like Greyhound and Jefferson Lines to other cities such as Richmond or New York. The city is served by three Amtrak lines: the Crescent, the Carolinian, and the Piedmont. Travelers can catch these trains at the station on Tryon St in Lockwood. The main airport of the city is the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, which is the sixth-busiest airport in the country. It is located 6 miles from the city center.
Where does the bus leave from in Baltimore?
Buses to Charlotte leave from 4 stations in Baltimore.
Bus stations in Baltimore:
Bus Terminal - 2110 Haines St
5501 O'Donnell St Cut-off
400 Ponca St.
Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?
Buses arrive in Charlotte at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Charlotte:
518 W 4Th St
4127 Glenwood Dr
419 E 7th St
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