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There are 6 ways to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston by plane, bus, night bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Charleston (CHS) BTR - CHS

$232 - $1,127

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Bus  •  19 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Baton Rouge, LA to New Orleans, LA
  2. Take the bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston

$93 - $147

4 alternative options

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) BTR - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$342 - $1,574

Fly to Columbia, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Baton Rouge (BTR) to Columbia (CAE) BTR - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$293 - $1,219

Night bus, bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Baton Rouge, La to Mobile, Al
  2. Take the bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Madison, GA
  4. Take the bus from Madison, GA to Charleston

$112 - $229

Drive  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Baton Rouge to Charleston 802.1 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston is to fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Baton Rouge to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Baton Rouge, La and arriving at Charleston via Mobile, Al, Atlanta, Ga and Madison, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 30 min.

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The distance between Baton Rouge and Charleston is 683 miles. The road distance is 802.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 18 h 30 min and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston, including transfers.

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Baton Rouge to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Baton Rouge, La station.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs $230 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $150 and takes 19 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Baton Rouge Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Baton Rouge to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 683.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Baton Rouge, LA, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Baton Rouge to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Baton Rouge to Charleston via New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Peachtree St Ne @ Ivan Allen Jr Blvd, Peachtree St Sw @ Brotherton Transportation Mall, and Atlanta, GA in around 19 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Baton Rouge to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Baton Rouge to Myrtle Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Baton Rouge to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Baton Rouge to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Baton Rouge to Columbia via Houston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
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
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Madison, GA
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Madison, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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
Night bus from Baton Rouge, La to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Mobile, Al to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, LA to New Orleans, LA
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from New Orleans to Marta Civic Center Station - Nb
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
megabus.com

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More Questions & Answers

Charleston is 1 h ahead of Baton Rouge. It is currently 8:39 PM in Baton Rouge and 9:39 PM in Charleston.

Yes, the driving distance between Baton Rouge to Charleston is 802 miles. It takes approximately 13 h 35 min to drive from Baton Rouge to Charleston.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Baton Rouge Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Baton Rouge to Baton Rouge Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $20 - $24.

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