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There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Charleston Station by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 14 min

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

$197 - $924

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  19 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Cardinal

$106 - $282

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Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ashland (HTS) BOS - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston Station

$272 - $856

Bus  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  2. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv
  3. Take the bus from Morgantown West, WV to Charleston, WV

Train  •  18 h 26 min

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

$162 - $401

Drive  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Charleston Station 751.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Charleston Station is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Charleston Station is to fly which costs $190 - $950 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Charleston Station. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Charleston, WV via Baltimore Downtown, Md and Morgantown West, WV. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Charleston Station station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Charleston Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 26 min.

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The distance between Boston and Charleston Station is 625 miles. The road distance is 751.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Charleston Station without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 55 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Boston to Charleston Station, including transfers.

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Boston to Charleston Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Charleston Station train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Charleston Station is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $190 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 16 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $160 - $410 and takes 18 h 26 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Charleston Station.
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  • Distance: 625.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Charleston Station, WV, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Boston to Charleston Station hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Charleston Station via Baltimore Downtown, Md, Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv, and Morgantown West, WV in around 16 h 55 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Boston to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via New York La Guardia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via Rochester, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via New York JFK, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Ashland via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
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 Boston, Ma to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Morgantown Mt Line W Term, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Morgantown West, WV to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Charleston Station bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston, WV station.

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Boston to Charleston Station train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Charleston Station is 752 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 46 min to drive from Boston to Charleston Station.

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

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There are 28+ hotels available in Charleston Station. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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