There are 5 ways to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale by plane, bus, car or train

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 Fort Lauderdale  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) CHS - FLL

$92 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA 0972 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Miami, Fl 1003 / ...

$78 - $183

3 alternative options

Fly to Miami, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Miami (MIA) CHS - MIA
  2. Take the bus from Miami, FL to Fort Lauderdale

$113 - $293

Drive, train  •  13 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Yemassee Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Yemassee Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Silver Meteor

$91 - $249

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale 561.8 miles

$55 - $80

What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale via N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, Savannah, Ga, Miami, Fl, and Miami, FL in around 17 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Charleston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Charleston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to Fort Lauderdale Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Miami, Fl
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale?

The distance between Charleston and Fort Lauderdale is 740 km. The road distance is 899 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale?

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale?

The quickest way to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $90 - $250.

Is there a direct bus between Charleston and Fort Lauderdale?

No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Fort Lauderdale via Charleston, SC, Savannah, Ga and Miami, FL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale?

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale, including transfers.