There are 6 ways to get from Boston 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 33 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charleston (CHS) BOS - CHS

$125 - $472

Cheapest option

Bus Starline Bus  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York Boston
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet Star Line Express / ...

$110 - $113

4 alternative options

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  7 h 55 min

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

$146 - $604

Train  •  18 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$177 - $441

Bus via Raleigh, NC  •  26 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC

$117 - $259

Drive  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Charleston Amtrak 973.3 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Charleston Amtrak is to bus which costs $110 - $113 and takes 19 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs $120 - $480.

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The distance between Boston and Charleston Amtrak is 1314 km. The road distance is 1557 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Boston to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Rivers Ave / Morningside Dr via New York, Ny, Raleigh, NC and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 22 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Charleston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Charleston Amtrak via New York Penn Station in around 18 h 22 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Boston to Myrtle Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to New York
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.com
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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