Getting to Charlotte | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Getting to Charlotte

Charlotte is an accessible city, making it easy for you to build attendance for your meeting, convention or trade show.

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 destinations worldwide via more than 700 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.

The airport has a a complete route map of all the flights departing from or arriving at CLT.  (Note: Map will open in a new window)

By Train

Amtrak provides daily passenger rail service to the North and South lines that access most of the United States and connects Charlotte with the vital Northeast business corridor.  Three Amtrak routes services the Queen City daily: the Piedmont connects Charlotte and Raleigh, the Carolinian runs to New York with stops in Raleigh, Richmond, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Philadelphia, while the Crescent travels from New York to New Orleans. 

By Car

Planning a meeting with a regional or local draw?  Charlotte is conveniently located at the intersection of Interstates 77 and 85 providing your attendees with easy access to your event.  Charlotte’s highly efficient and growing Interstate highway system offers drivers convenient access to the city. I-77 and I-85 connect Charlotte to cities in the Northeast, Southeast and Midwest. Convenient I-40, less than one hour to the north, is an important east-west link, with coast-to-coast access. I-485 is Charlotte's beltway that provides highway access to points around the city.