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There are 3 ways to get from Atlanta to Charleston by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 9 min

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

$158 - $388

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Bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston Atlanta

$40 - $65

1 alternative option

Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Atlanta to Charleston 302 miles

$29 - $45

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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 9 min.

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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 6 h 55 min.

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

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 55 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Atlanta to Charleston, including transfers.

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Atlanta to Charleston bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Atlanta, GA station.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Charleston is to fly which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $150 - $390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Atlanta to Charleston bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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  • Distance: 267.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 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 $40 - $65 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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Yes, the driving distance between Atlanta to Charleston is 302 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Atlanta to Charleston.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Atlanta Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Atlanta to Atlanta Airport is to subway which takes 17 min and costs $3.

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