Monroe travel guide

Monroe Tourism | Monroe Guide

You're Going to Love Monroe

With a population of 32,797, Monroe is a must-see destination in North Carolina, United States.

When to visit Monroe

Monroe in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Monroe in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Monroe in July, when the average temperature is 26 °C, and the highest can go up to 32 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 0 °C, with an average temperature of 6 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 130 mm. In contrast, November is usually the driest month of the year in Monroe, with an average rainfall of 72 mm.

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How to Get to Monroe


Although Monroe doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Charlotte Douglas Airport (CLT), which is located 44 km from Monroe. The shortest flight to Monroe from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 31h 21m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Monroe. The train journey from Monroe to Greensboro takes 1h 37m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Greenville, expect to pay about $45 for a 2h 43m trip.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Monroe, including Wanda Coach, Tornado Bus and Greyhound. From Greenville, the bus ride to Monroe takes 338 km and will cost you around $175. From Huntington, the ticket costs about $99 for a journey of 853 km.

Airlines serving Monroe

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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Where to stay in Monroe

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Super 8 by Wyndham Monroe and Best Western Inn & Suites - Monroe.

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Hiring a car in Monroe

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Monroe (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73. The most frequently booked car type in Monroe is Mini (Chrysler Pacifica or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Class Compact Car or similar) is, on average, 76% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.