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Charlotte Douglas International

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) west of Charlotte, near the border between North and South Carolina.

Getting to the city

The CATS airport bus ferries passengers to the city centre. Buses leave every 20 minutes during weekdays, and every 30 minutes at night and on weekends. Courtesy shuttles are available for many local hotels and motels. Taxis and rental cars are also available, as are ride-hailing apps like Lyft and Uber.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: (704) 359 4013

Car rental

Car rental companies include National, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, and Hertz.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from outside the terminal and cost approximately $25 to the city centre.


Airport facilities are extensive and include ATMs, bureaux de change, restaurants, bars, shops, duty-free shopping, a post office, and a tourist information desk. Facilities for the disabled are good.


Daily, hourly, and long-term remote parking is available, while valet parking is also an option. Complimentary shuttle buses transport passengers between parking lots and the terminal building. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes in the hourly car park and costs $1 per half hour, up to a daily maximum of $20. Long-term parking costs $7 per day.



Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal.

Charlotte Douglas International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.