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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Drive, train  •  5 h 42 min

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

$48 - $111

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl 1019 / ...

$42 - $83

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Jacksonville 240.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Jacksonville  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Jacksonville (JAX) CHS - JAX

$157 - $727

Fly to Brunswick, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Brunswick (BQK) CHS - BQK
  2. Take the bus from Brunswick to Jacksonville, Fl

$261 - $1,183

Fly to Daytona Beach, Megabus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Daytona Beach (DAB) CHS - DAB
  2. Take the Megabus from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville

$183 - $806

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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Jacksonville is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Jacksonville. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Jacksonville, Fl via Charleston, SC and Savannah, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 14 min.

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The distance between Charleston and Jacksonville is 198 miles. The road distance is 240.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Jacksonville without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Charleston to Jacksonville, including transfers.

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Charleston to Jacksonville bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Charleston, SC station.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Jacksonville is to bus which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $750 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Charleston Airport to Jacksonville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Jacksonville.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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

You can take a bus from Charleston to Jacksonville via Dorchester Rd / Allen, Charleston, SC, Savannah, and Savannah, Ga in around 6 h 14 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Charleston to Jacksonville hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Brunswick via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
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 Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Brunswick to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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