Distance from Charlotte, NC to Richmond, VA

Distance

276 mi

Time

5 hours 23 mins

Gas Cost

$20 - $38

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There are 247.89 miles from Charlotte to Richmond in northeast direction and 276 miles (444.18 kilometers) by car, following the I-85 route.

Charlotte and Richmond are 5 hours 23 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop.

This is the fastest route from Charlotte, NC to Richmond, VA. The halfway point is Ringgold, VA.

Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA are in the same time zone (Eastern Daylight Time). Current time in both locations is 1:59 pm.

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Gas Consumption and Emissions

A car with an MPG of will need 12.77 gallons of gas to cover the route between Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA.

The estimated cost of gas to go from Charlotte to Richmond is $31.93.

During the route, an average car will release 250.24 pounds of CO2 to the atmosphere. Your carbon footprint is 0.91 pounds of CO2 per mile.


Halfway Point Between Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA

If you want to meet halfway between Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA or just make a stop in the middle of your trip, the exact coordinates of the halfway point of this route are 36.583944 and -79.293521, or 36º 35' 2.1984" N, 79º 17' 36.6756" W. This location is 137.94 miles away from Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA and it would take approximately 2 hours 41 mins to reach the halfway point from both locations.

Closest City or Town to Halfway Point

The closest town to the halfway point is Ringgold, VA, situated 141.99 miles from Charlotte, NC and 136.6 miles from Richmond, VA. It would take 2 hours 49 mins to go from Charlotte to Ringgold and 2 hours 44 mins to go from Richmond to Ringgold.

Major Cities Along the Route

Some major cities along the route include Henrico, VA, Greensboro, NC and High Point, NC.


Best Hotels In or Near Richmond, VA

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Lowest Price Rental Cars in Charlotte, NC

Planning on renting a car to go from Charlotte, NC to Richmond, VA? Here there are some offers to rent a car in or near Charlotte, NC:

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Small cars

From $14

Intermediate

Intermediate cars

From $18

Full-size

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From $24

SUVs

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From $28

Vans

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From $40


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Weather in Charlotte and Richmond

Charlotte

Rain on Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 60°F on Wednesday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Rain Rain
81° 46° 80° 51° 81° 56° 73° 65° 71° 55°
7% Rain probability 6% Rain probability 11% Rain probability 86% Rain probability 88% Rain probability
2 41 degrees 3 84 degrees 5 110 degrees 7 115 degrees 3 267 degrees

Richmond

Rain on Tuesday, with temperatures falling to 59°F on Thursday.

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Clear day Partly cloudy day Partly cloudy day Fog Rain
78° 48° 76° 50° 75° 53° 75° 62° 70° 60°
8% Rain probability 7% Rain probability 12% Rain probability 20% Rain probability 89% Rain probability
3 359 degrees 2 63 degrees 3 133 degrees 5 162 degrees 5 158 degrees

Distance conversions

Checkout the distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Charlotte, NC and Richmond, VA in this table:

Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 247.89 mi 398.94 km 215.41 nautical mi
Driving distance 276 mi 444.18 km 239.84 nautical mi

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