Distance between Charlotte NC and Shelby NC

The distance from Charlotte to Shelby is 45 miles by road including 32 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 46 minutes and goes through Kings Mountain, McAdenville and Lowell.

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Point Distance Time Fuel
Charlotte 0 mi 0:00 00 min 0.0 gal
NC 27 I 85 16 mi, 17 min
McAdenville 16 mi 0:17 17 min 0.4 gal
I 85 16 mi, 14 min
Kings Mountain 32 mi 0:31 31 min 1.0 gal
US 74 12 mi, 13 min
Shelby 45 mi 0:45 45 min 1.3 gal

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Charlotte to Shelby?

Fuel cost: 5.9 USD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 44.7 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.93 USD / gal)

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How long is a car ride from Charlotte to Shelby?

Driving time: 46 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 14 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 12 min
  • 18 mi with a maximum speed 60 mph = 17 min
  • 6 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 6 min
  • 4 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 5 min
  • 1 mi with a maximum speed 35 mph = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Charlotte to Shelby by land?

The distance between Charlotte and Shelby is 44.7 mi by road including 32.3 mi on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Charlotte and Shelby respectively.

How far is Charlotte to Shelby by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Charlotte and Shelby is 39.1 mi.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Charlotte and Shelby respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Charlotte from Shelby by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 4 min to cover the distance of 39 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 17 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Charlotte to Shelby?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 15 min to cover the distance of 39 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 18 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Charlotte and Shelby?

The halfway point between Charlotte and Shelby is McAdenville. It is located about 6 mi from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from McAdenville to Charlotte is 16 mi and driving will take about 17 min. The road between McAdenville and Shelby has length 28 mi and will take approximately 28 min.

Where is Charlotte in relation to Shelby?

Charlotte is located 39 mi east of Shelby.

Charlotte has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.22708, longitude -80.84313. Click here to see Charlotte on map.

Shelby has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.29235, longitude -81.53565. Click here to see Shelby on map.

Which highway goes from Charlotte to Shelby?

The route from Charlotte to Shelby follows I 85.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • US 74: 14 mi
  • NC 27: 3 mi
  • US 29: 1 mi
  • US 74 Bypass: 1 mi
  • NC 150: 1 mi
  • NC 18 Truck: 1 mi
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