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Journey Information

Charlotte to Winston-Salem bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.00
Shortest duration1h 29m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlotte to Winston-Salem 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 much is a bus ticket from Charlotte to Winston-Salem?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.18 was the low point for bus fares from Charlotte to Winston-Salem. Buses from Winston-Salem to Charlotte are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.18 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 bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 25 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $8.73 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 32 minutes to cover the 69 miles (111 kilometers) from Charlotte, NC to Winston-Salem, NC. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour 29 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Winston-Salem at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlotte?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlotte to Winston-Salem, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Charlotte to Winston-Salem every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from North Carolina to North Carolina without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Charlotte to Winston-Salem; ticket prices start at $14.00.

What bus companies travel from Charlotte to Winston-Salem?

There is one bus company that operates from Charlotte to Winston-Salem. Greyhound is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound41h 33m$19.25

Book Greyhound from Charlotte to Winston-Salem from $18. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Charlotte to Winston-Salem and you can expect on average to pay $19 for a Greyhound ticket to Winston-Salem. In Charlotte, Greyhound departs to Winston-Salem from 518 W 4Th St, In Winston-Salem, Greyhound arrives at Transp Ctr - 100 W 5th St, An average trip on Greyhound from Charlotte to Winston-Salem takes 1 hours and 33 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Winston-Salem in 1 hours and 29 minutes, On weekends, Greyhound offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $19 for a weekend trip to Winston-Salem.

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlotte, NC to Winston-Salem, NC

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)




June 29, 2019 -


The bus was three hours late leaving Charlotte. When passengers asked about the delay they were talked to horribly. Customer service could improve. The cleanliness of the facility could improve. The toilet in the bus was out of order and the door taped. The stench was d...The bus was three hours late leaving Charlotte. When passengers asked about the delay they were talked to horribly. Customer service could improve. The cleanliness of the facility could improve. The toilet in the bus was out of order and the door taped. The stench was disgusting!More

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