There are 8 ways to get from Albany to South Carolina by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Charlotte  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Charlotte (CLT) ALB - CLT

$226 - $412

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 251
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc

$90 - $222

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Fly to Columbia  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Columbia (CAE) ALB - CAE

$226 - $982

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) ALB - GSP

$202 - $846

Fly to Charleston  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Charleston (CHS) ALB - CHS

$144 - $654

Train  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Florence Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$125 - $338

Bus Wanda Coach  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY Albany
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Florence, SC Nyc / ...

$94 - $113

Drive  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Albany to Florence 773.4 miles

$75 - $110

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No, there is no direct bus from Albany to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Florence, Sc via New York, Ny and Fayetteville, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Albany to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Florence Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 23 min.

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The distance between Albany and South Carolina is 722 miles. The road distance is 773.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Albany to South Carolina without a car is to train which takes 15 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Albany to South Carolina, including transfers.

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Albany to South Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Albany, Ny station.

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Albany to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Albany to South Carolina is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 16 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Albany Airport to Charlotte Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 2 min.

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Albany to South Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Florence, Sc station.

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Map of how to get from Albany to South Carolina.
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  • Distance: 721.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Albany, NY, USA and South Carolina, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Albany to Rock Hill hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Florence via New York Penn Station in around 15 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Albany to Charlotte via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Albany to Charlotte via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Charlotte via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Albany to Charlotte via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Albany to Charlotte via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Albany to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from New York Penn Station to Florence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$370 - $550
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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Albany to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Albany to South Carolina is 773 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 3 min to drive from Albany to South Carolina.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Charlotte Airport.

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Book your Albany to South Carolina bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 17+ hotels available in South Carolina. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Albany to Albany Airport is to line 737 bus which takes 42 min and costs .

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