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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Spartanburg to Charlotte. Traveling by bus from Spartanburg to Charlotte usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance64 mi (104 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$19.99
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Spartanburg to Charlotte?

Bus tickets for a trip from Spartanburg to Charlotte cost $19.99 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Spartanburg to Charlotte, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $38. However, taking the bus from Spartanburg to Charlotte during September is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $47. The best way to find deals on a trip in September is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 17 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $5.45 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Spartanburg to Charlotte?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Spartanburg to Charlotte that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Greyhound usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US21h 30m$20.94
Greyhound31h 21m$24.87
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Spartanburg to Charlotte, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 3 bus trips from Spartanburg to Charlotte every day, with the average journey taking around 1 hours and 21 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Charlotte usually start from $20.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 21 minutes to cover the 64 miles from Spartanburg to Charlotte. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Charlotte 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 3:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Spartanburg to Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Spartanburg to Charlotte 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 Spartanburg to Charlotte without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Spartanburg to Charlotte; ticket prices start at $21.00.

City Information

Spartanburg

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Spartanburg is a northern South Carolina city in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Also called The Hub City, it is a major railroad intersection that makes commuting easy. Spartanburg is located close to sandy beaches, high mountains, and the Eastern seaboard, which is ideal for nature lovers. Since it's close to the beach, you can enjoy water activities. Spartanburg offers history in the Spartanburg Regional History Museum, which displays textiles and artifacts, while the Croft State Park is best for fishing enthusiasts. Explore ponds and woodland paths, and go butterfly-watching at the Hatcher Garden.

In the Spartanburg downtown cultural district, you can visit performance venues, galleries, and the Spartanburg Art Museum with an impressive art collection. The city is also home to a vibrant food scene, with local favorites like Cribbs Kitchen and Mon Amie. Spartanburg also features craft breweries and wine bars, with the exciting Spartanburg International Festival held every year.

You can easily get to Spartanburg by bus, with routes offered Tornado Bus and Wanda Coach. There are also train routes to Spartanburg provided by Amtrak and Amtrak Crescent.

Charlotte

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Spartanburg?

Main departure station: 8671 Asheville Hwy

Spartanburg has two bus stations with service to Charlotte.

All bus stations in Spartanburg:

  • 8671 Asheville Hwy

  • 100 N Liberty St

Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?

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Main arrival station: 518 W 4Th St

The bus station at 518 W 4th St in Charlotte welcomes travelers on journeys to destinations including New York City, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. Both Greyhound and Jefferson Lines bus services operate from this station, and available inside the station are restrooms, an ATM, and vending machines. Downtown Charlotte is within a few minutes’ walk, including Bank of America Stadium, home of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. For those continuing their travels from Charlotte by train, the bus station is just 2 miles from Charlotte’s Amtrak station.

All bus stations in Charlotte:

  • 518 W 4Th St

  • 3301-400 Freedom Dr

  • 419 E 7th St

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