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Buses and Hotel transportation - CLT airport

Cats Sprinter Bus Service

CATS Bus stands for the Charlotte Area Transit System, which is the local public transport authority.

Sprinter is the Charlotte Area Transit System (CAT) express bus that serves the route Charlotte Airport – downtown via Wilkinson Boulevard. It runs to the city centre in just 30 minutes.

CLT Airport Sprinter express bus Image from Youtube


Schedule Monday to Friday: From 05:30 am to 12:55 pm, every 30 minutes. Holidays may vary.

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Stops are located at Zone D, Baggage Claim area.

CATS has the ability to have translated in braille services schedules and other documents and- information. To request braille documents contact CATS customer service at 704-336-7433 or email [email protected]


The standard fare for boarding any of the listed buses is USD 2.20. However, we recommend verifying this information on the CATS website. For additional details regarding fares, please visit the CATS website.

Tickets are sold directly on board to the driver.

Hotel Courtesy Vehicles

Certain hotels and motels provide courtesy vehicles. You can contact these participating establishments at one of the four Traveler Information Centers located on the Arrivals/Baggage Claim level.

For a listing of Airport area hotels, go to Charlotte’s Got A Lot.