There are 4 ways to get from Charleston to Charlotte by plane, car or bus

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 from Charleston  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Charlotte (CLT) CHS - CLT

$136 - $627

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Columbia, SC 0989
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Charlotte, Nc 1090 / ...

$41 - $73

2 alternative options

Drive to Hilton Head, fly  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head
  2. Fly from Hilton Head (HHH) to Charlotte (CLT) HHH - CLT

$91 - $447

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Charlotte 209 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Charlotte is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Charlotte is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $130 - $650.

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The distance between Charleston and Charlotte is 285 km. The road distance is 334 km.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Charlotte. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Charlotte, Nc via Charleston, SC and Columbia, Sc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and Charlotte, NC, USA?

American Airlines flies from Charleston to Charlotte every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to Charlotte via N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, and Columbia, Sc in around 5 h 47 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Hilton Head to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbia, Sc to Charlotte, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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