There are 5 ways to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Charleston (CHS) DTW - CHS

$161 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$112 - $259

3 alternative options

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) DTW - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$138 - $486

Bus, train  •  26 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak

$178 - $491

Drive  •  14 h

  1. Drive from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak 823.5 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $160 - $340 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Ann Arbor, Mi and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Detroit, Mi, Columbia, SC, Meeting St / Chalmers St and Meeting St / Line St NB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 9 min.

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The distance between Ann Arbor and Charleston Amtrak is 685 miles. The road distance is 823.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to bus which takes 26 h 9 min and costs $110 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs $160 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $260 and takes 26 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 6 min.

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Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Map of how to get from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 685 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Ann Arbor, MI, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ann Arbor to Charleston Amtrak via Detroit, Mi, Columbia, Sc, Columbia, SC, Charleston, Meeting St / Chalmers St, Meeting St / Woolfe St, Meeting St / Line St NB, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 26 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $700
Flights from Detroit to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Detroit to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Detroit to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Detroit to Myrtle Beach via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
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 Toledo Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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 Ann Arbor, Mi to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28

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