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Charlotte to Columbia drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Charlotte to Columbia road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Charlotte to Columbia. If you're planning a road trip to Columbia, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Charlotte
drive for about 21 minutes

10:21 am  Pineville (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:21 am
drive for about 16 minutes

11:37 am  Fort Mill
eat at Rooster's Southpark
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:37 pm
drive for about 19 minutes

12:55 pm  Rock Hill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:55 pm
drive for about 25 minutes

2:20 pm  Richburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:20 pm
drive for about 29 minutes

3:49 pm  Ridgeway
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:49 pm
drive for about 26 minutes

5:15 pm  State Park (South Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:15 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

6:32 pm  arrive in Columbia

driving ≈ 2.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Pineville (North Carolina)
    Freedom Park  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Pineville (North Carolina):
        Rooster's Southpark
        Georges Brasserie

Fort Mill
    Freedom Park  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Fort Mill:
        Rooster's Southpark
        Georges Brasserie

Rock Hill



State Park (South Carolina)

What are some things to do in Columbia?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Columbia.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Columbia to Charlotte drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Charlotte? Try searching for places within 1.5 hours of Charlotte.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Charlotte to Columbia. Or get a full Charlotte to Columbia flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Charlotte well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Charlotte!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 93 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 31 minutes
42 Charlotte travel answers
1 Pineville (North Carolina) travel answer
1 Fort Mill travel answer
1 Rock Hill travel answer
18 Columbia travel answers


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