Charlotte Douglas International

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)


The airport is situated six miles (10km) west of Charlotte, near the border between North and South Carolina.

Getting to the city

The CATS airport 'Sprinter' 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.


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


Tel: +1 704 359 4000.

Car rental

Car rental companies include National, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Advantage, Enterprise, Thrifty 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. 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 min in the hourly car park and costs $1 per half hour, up to a daily maximum of $20. Long term parking costs $5 per day.

Departure Tax





Free wifi is available throughout the terminal.

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