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There are 6 ways to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus  •  9h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Daytona Beach, Fl

$59 - $90

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Drive, train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9h 28m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Yemassee Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Yemassee Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak Station
  3. Take the Amtrak Thruway from DeLand Amtrak to Daytona Beach - Hilton

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Daytona Beach 329.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Charleston to Daytona Beach  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Daytona Beach (DAB) CHS - DAB

$69 - $365

Drive to Hilton Head, fly to Daytona Beach  •  7h 37m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head
  2. Fly from Hilton Head (HHH) to Daytona Beach (DAB) HHH - DAB

$77 - $377

Fly Charleston to Orlando, bus  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Orlando (MCO) CHS - MCO
  2. Take the bus from MCO Airport - Terminal B to Bethune Cookman - White Hall

$118 - $419

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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Daytona Beach. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Daytona Beach, Fl via Charleston, SC, Savannah, Ga and Jacksonville, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 7m.

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The distance between Charleston and Daytona Beach is 256 miles. The road distance is 329.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach without a car is to bus which takes 9h 7m and costs $55 - $90.

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It takes approximately 9h 7m to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach, including transfers.

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Charleston to Daytona Beach bus services, operated by Southeastern Stages, depart from Charleston, SC station.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach is to bus which takes 9h 7m and costs $55 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $65 - $370 and takes 6h 17m.

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There is no direct flight from Charleston Airport to Daytona Beach Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 23m and has one stopover.

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Charleston to Daytona Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Daytona Beach, Fl station.

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Daytona Beach.
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  • Distance: 256.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 7m

What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and Daytona Beach, FL, USA?

You can take a bus from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Charleston, SC, Savannah, Savannah, Ga, and Jacksonville, Fl in around 9h 7m. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines fly from Charleston to Daytona Beach hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Hilton Head to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $320
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Hilton Head to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Hilton Head to Daytona Beach via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from Hilton Head to Daytona Beach via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $370
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $410
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to DeLand Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Southeastern Stages
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 Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Daytona Beach, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
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 DeLand Amtrak to Daytona Beach - Hilton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Groome Transportation
Phone
+1 (478) 471-1616
Email
maconoffice@groometrans.com
Website
groometransportation.com
Bus from MCO Airport - Terminal B to Bethune Cookman - White Hall
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$46
Website
Groome Transportation

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Daytona Beach is 330 miles. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Charleston to Daytona Beach.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Daytona Beach Airport.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Daytona Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Charleston Airport is to bus which takes 37 min and costs $2 - $3.

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