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There are 6 intercity buses per day from McAllen to Charlotte. Traveling by bus from McAllen to Charlotte usually takes around 38 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 29 hours and 20 minutes.
|Distance||1204 mi (1937 km)|
|Shortest duration||29h 20m|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from McAllen to Charlotte?
Bus tickets for a trip from McAllen to Charlotte cost $154.62 on average. Bus tickets on this route can be a bit expensive due to the length of the trip. But even with a higher price tag, taking the bus is often more affordable than flying to Charlotte. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.
Monthly average prices
What bus companies travel from McAllen to Charlotte?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from McAllen to Charlotte. FlixBus US connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||6||1d 14h 17m||$300.21|
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 6 trips per day from McAllen to Charlotte, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
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The bus takes an average of 38 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 1204 miles from McAllen to Charlotte. However, the fastest bus only takes 29 hours and 20 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.
Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from McAllen to Charlotte for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, 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 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from McAllen to Charlotte, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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 McAllen?
Main departure station: Tornado Bus Station
Most buses depart from the main station in McAllen.
All bus stations in McAllen:
Tornado Bus Station
Where does the bus arrive in Charlotte?
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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