There are 11 ways to get from Arlington to South Carolina by plane, train, bus 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 Reagan Washington to Columbia  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Columbia (CAE) DCA - CAE

$128 - $635

Cheapest option

Bus Lacubanabus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Fayetteville, NC Direct route
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc 1019 / ...

$17 - $38

9 alternative options

Fly Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) DCA - GSP

$154 - $350

Fly Washington Dulles to Columbia  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Columbia (CAE) IAD - CAE

$132 - $479

Fly Reagan Washington to Charlotte  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charlotte (CLT) DCA - CLT

$219 - $485

Fly Reagan Washington to Charleston  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) DCA - CHS

$86 - $348

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charleston  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charleston (CHS) BWI - CHS

$201 - $764

Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak to Florence Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$63 - $174

Train via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Florence Amtrak Palmetto

$68 - $185

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va 3587 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc 1019

$48 - $125

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Arlington to Florence 405.5 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Arlington to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Arlington, VA and arriving at Florence, Sc via Deluxe Inn, 505 Franklin St and Fayetteville, Nc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Arlington and South Carolina is 406 miles. The road distance is 405.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Arlington to South Carolina without a car is to train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Arlington to South Carolina, including transfers.

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Arlington to South Carolina bus services, operated by , depart from Arlington, VA station.

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The best way to get from Arlington to South Carolina is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 8 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Columbia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 34 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlington to South Carolina is 406 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to drive from Arlington to South Carolina.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Columbia Airport.

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  • Distance: 406.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Arlington, VA, USA and South Carolina, USA?

American Airlines and Delta fly from Arlington to Columbia hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Arlington to Florence twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 7 h 21 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charlotte via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Columbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria Amtrak to Florence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Florence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Arlington, VA to Fayetteville, NC
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
lacubanabus.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 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
Bus from Springfield to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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