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Getting Here

Getting to Charlotte is easy, whether you come by plane, train or car.

By Plane

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) connects the Carolinas to the world with more daily flights per capita than any other airport in the nation.  CLT is the sixth busiest airport in the world offering non-stop service to over 130 non-stop destinations worldwide via more than 650 daily flights, Charlotte Douglas carries more than 39 million passengers annually. It also serves as a national hub for US Airways. The airport is conveniently located just seven miles from the Charlotte Convention Center.

(704) 359-4910

By Train

Amtrak provides daily passenger rail service on the North and South lines, which access most of the United States. Service includes the Carolinian/Piedmont train to New York, with stops in Raleigh, Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia. The Crescent line operates daily with trips between New York City and New Orleans.

(800) USA-RAIL

By Car

Drive to Charlotte
Charlotte’s highly efficient and growing Interstate highway system offers drivers convenient access to the city. Interstates I-77 and I-85 connect Charlotte to cities in the Northeast, Southwest and Midwest. Convenient I-40, less than one hour to the north, is an important east-west link, with coast-to-coast access. For information and locations of area highway welcome centers, visit