The driving distance from Columbia, South Carolina to Charlotte, North Carolina is:

93 miles / 150 km

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Driving distance from Columbia, SC to Charlotte, NC

The total driving distance from Columbia, SC to Charlotte, NC is 93 miles or 150 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Columbia, South Carolina. It ends in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Columbia is South Carolina’s most populated city and home to University of South Carolina. Located right in the middle of the state it has easy access to interstates throughout the state and beyond.

According to Columbia’s official website, the top 10 visitors favorites are Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, South Carolina State Museum, Congaree National Park, South Carolina State House, Saluda Shoals Park, Colonial Life Arena, Lake Murray, South Carolina Gamecock, Columbia’s barbecue and antique shops.

Located along the state’s border with South Carolina, Charlotte is about an hour and a half drive from Columbia through I-77. Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in America. You may face traffic problems during rush hours.

Known as The Queen City, Charlotte offers an array of museums, art galleries, performing arts centers and historical attractions. Check out the Wells Fargo Museum, Mint Museum Uptown, The First Presbyterian Church and the historic St. Peter’s Hospital.

Charlotte has its own NASCAR Hall of Fame and Charlotte Motor Speedway. The speedway is called “The Beast of the Southeast.” To experience your own 165 mph drive visit The Richard Petty Driving Experience. For memorabilia head over to DEI, the showroom and shop dedicated to the legendary Dale Earhart.

Columbia, South Carolina

City: Columbia
State: South Carolina
Country: United States
Category: cities

Charlotte, North Carolina

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

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