There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to Charleston by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Charleston (CRW) BUF - CRW

$210 - $982

Cheapest option

Bus via Akron, OH  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Akron, OH to Charleston, WV Cleveland

$47 - $85

5 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Ashland (HTS) BUF - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston

$278 - $916

Bus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Charleston, WV Cleveland

$50 - $101

Bus via Mountaineer Station  •  15 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh Greyhound to Mountaineer Station 29
  4. Take the bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston Transit Mall

$110 - $183

Train  •  23 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$147 - $454

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Charleston 429.3 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Charleston is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Charleston is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at Charleston, WV via Akron, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 49 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Charleston is 347 miles. The road distance is 429.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 43 min and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Buffalo to Charleston, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Charleston bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Buffalo, NY station.

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Buffalo to Charleston train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Buffalo station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also train, which costs $140 - $460 and takes 23 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 347.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Charleston, WV, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Buffalo to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Charleston via Akron, OH and Akron, OH in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Ashland via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Ashland via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Ashland via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak
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
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Akron, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Akron, OH to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Charleston, WV
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Morgantown WVU to Charleston Transit Mall
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
baronsbus.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
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Dubois, PA to Pittsburgh, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Mountain Line Transit Authority
Phone
+1 304-291-7433
Website
busride.org
Bus from Pittsburgh Greyhound to Mountaineer Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
busride.org
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Charleston bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Charleston, WV station.

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Buffalo to Charleston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Charleston is 429 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to drive from Buffalo to Charleston.

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

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There are 26+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $17.

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