The N.C. Department of Transportation recognizes the importance of providing intercity bus routes to connect communities across North Carolina.

NCDOT, in partnership with Greyhound Lines Inc. and Sunway Charters (a division of Trolleys, Inc.), offers a safe, comfortable and affordable alternative to driving between major cities throughout the state.

These services are scheduled with fixed routes that provide transportation between major North Carolina cities, as well as cities in South Carolina and Virginia.

Federal, state and local funding is provided to the eight intercity bus routes listed below that serve communities by providing transportation between rural and urban areas.

Greyhound Lines Inc.

Raleigh/Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach, S.C., via Smithfield, Goldsboro, Wallace and Wilmington (timed transfers in Wilmington between two runs):

Greyhound service is also available between Charlotte and Wilmington via Monroe, Wadesboro, Rockingham, Laurinburg, Fayetteville, Lumberton and Whiteville.

Tickets are available at Greyhound's website.

Sunway Charters

  • Mountaineer East/West – Greensboro to Boone via Winston-Salem Transit Center, Baptist Hospital, Forsyth Hospital, Asbury Church (Hamptonville) Park-and-Ride and Wilkesboro
  • Mountaineer North/South – Boone to Charlotte via Lenoir, Newton, Lincolnton and Gastonia

More information is available at Sunway Charters' website.