Getting here

Escape to Wilmington, NC and Our Beach Towns: Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach

Wilmington is located between the Cape Fear River and the Atlantic Ocean, in southeastern North Carolina. Just minutes away from the beaches - including Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach - Wilmington is easy to get to and simple to explore once you're re here.

Whether you're looking to fly or drive, you'll have no trouble finding Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach.

 


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By Air:

Wilmington International Airport serves Wilmington and our beaches and southeastern NC.  Daily departures and arrivals are available, with direct flights in major hubs along the East Coast. Carriers include Delta Airlines and American Airlines. Non-stop destinations include New York, Atlanta, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.

By Car:

The major East/West Interstate artery I-40 leads to Wilmington, NC and the Cape Fear Coast -- which is located midway between New York & Florida, just off I-95 and I-40. The destination is also served by Highways 17, 74/76, 117, and 421 as well as Greyhound Bus Lines. Interstate I-95 is 73 miles away.

 

North Carolina

Asheville 318
Beaufort 100
Cape Hatteras
 170 via ferry
282
Cape Lookout 181
Chapel Hill 151
Charlotte 203
Currituck 224
Durham 146
Elizabeth City 203
Fayetteville 92
Greensboro 184
Greenville 123
Holden Beach 35
Jacksonville 52
Kill Devil Hills 240
Kitty Hawk 240
Long Beach 35
Manteo 224
Morehead City 95
Nags Head
 233 via ferry
236
New Bern 86
Ocracoke 151 via ferry
Raleigh 123
Southern Pines 121
Southport 30
Tarboro 181
Topsail Island 42
Washington 122
Winston-Salem 210

South Carolina

Charleston 167
Columbia 206
Florence 130
Greenville 306
North Myrtle Beach 60

Georgia

Atlanta 413
Augusta 273
Columbus 518
Savannah 272

Florida

Boca Raton 743
Daytona Beach 527
Jacksonville 431
Miami 780
Orlando 574
West Palm Beach 718

Virginia

Alexandria 377
Arlington 379
Covington 367
Newport News 293
Norfolk 250
Richmond 274
Roanoke 305
Virginia Beach 305
Winchester 416

District of Columbia

Washington 360

Ohio

Akron 666
Cincinnatti 659
Columbus 663
Dayton 737
Toledo 800
Youngstown 677

New Jersey

Camden 528
New Brunswick 585
Newark 606

New York

Buffalo 830
New York City 599
Niagara Falls 850
Rochester 773

Pennsylvania

Allentown 574
Bethlehem 573
Harrisburg 492
New Castle 662
Pittsburgh 617
Reading 536
Scranton 627