The distance from Detroit, Michigan to Charlotte, North Carolina is:

629 miles / 1 012 km driving

504 miles / 811 km flying

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Distance from Detroit, MI to Charlotte, NC

The total driving distance from Detroit, MI to Charlotte, NC is 629 miles or 1 012 kilometers.

The total straight line flight distance from Detroit, MI to Charlotte, NC is 504 miles.

This is equivalent to 811 kilometers or 438 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Detroit, Michigan. It ends in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Your flight direction from Detroit, MI to Charlotte, NC is South (166 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to get from Detroit, MI to Charlotte, NC. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies") and the driving distance if the route is drivable. It uses all this data to compute the total travel mileage.

Detroit, Michigan

City: Detroit
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Category: cities

Charlotte, North Carolina

City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Category: cities

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