Monroe travel guide

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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 February
Estimated hotel price
S$ 127
1 night at 3-star hotel
Monroe in February
Estimated hotel price
S$ 127
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

Plane

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 Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 38h 25m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Monroe. The train journey from Monroe to Greensboro takes 1h 40m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Cary, expect to pay about S$ 38 for a 2h 50m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Monroe, including CoachRun, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Greensboro, the bus ride to Monroe takes 145 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Raleigh, the ticket costs about S$ 90 for a journey of 266 km.

Plane

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 Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 38h 25m.

Train

Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Monroe. The train journey from Monroe to Greensboro takes 1h 40m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Cary, expect to pay about S$ 38 for a 2h 50m trip.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Monroe, including CoachRun, Greyhound and FlixBus. From Greensboro, the bus ride to Monroe takes 145 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Raleigh, the ticket costs about S$ 90 for a journey of 266 km.

Airports near Monroe

Airlines serving Monroe

Lufthansa
Good (4,683 reviews)
KLM
Good (848 reviews)
SWISS
Good (945 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,746 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,180 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,600 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,103 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,942 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,364 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,214 reviews)
Finnair
Good (771 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (846 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,930 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (437 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (559 reviews)
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Where to stay in Monroe

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

Where to stay in popular areas of Monroe

Hiring a car in Monroe

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 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 S$ 16.27 and S$ 21.69. The most frequently booked car type in Monroe is Intermediate (GMC Terrain or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 14% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.36 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 S$ 16.27 and S$ 21.69. The most frequently booked car type in Monroe is Intermediate (GMC Terrain or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Corolla or similar) is, on average, 14% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.