There are 4 ways to get from Atlanta to Charleston by plane, bus, night 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  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charleston (CHS) ATL - CHS

$158 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston Atlanta, GA - Charleston, SC (0989) / ...

$45 - $85

2 alternative options

Night bus, bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga 3951
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah, GA - Raleigh, NC (0972)

$53 - $107

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Charleston 302 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atlanta to Charleston is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atlanta to Charleston is to fly which costs $150 - $390 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Atlanta and Charleston is 268 miles. The road distance is 302 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Atlanta to Charleston, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atlanta, GA and arriving at Charleston. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 50 min.

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Map of how to get from Atlanta to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 267.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Atlanta, GA, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Delta and American Airlines fly from Atlanta to Charleston every 2 hours. Alternatively, South Eastern Stages operates a bus from Atlanta to Charleston 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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