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

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Drive, train  •  5h 40m

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

$47 - $111

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Bus  •  6h 37m

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

$42 - $83

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Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Charleston to Jacksonville 240.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Jacksonville  •  6h 22m

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

$156 - $727

Fly to Brunswick, bus  •  7h 51m

  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  •  7h 57m

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

$188 - $811

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

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

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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 6h 37m.

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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 6h 37m and costs $40 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 40m 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 6h 37m and costs $40 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $750 and takes 6h 22m.

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There is no direct flight from Charleston Airport to Jacksonville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 29m 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: 5h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Charleston to Jacksonville via Charleston, SC, Savannah, and Savannah, Ga in around 6h 37m. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charleston to Jacksonville hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Miami, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Brunswick via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Daytona Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Jacksonville via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
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
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Brunswick to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Jacksonville is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Charleston to Jacksonville.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Jacksonville Airport.

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There are 145+ hotels available in Jacksonville. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Charleston Airport is to Shuttle Bus which takes 30m and costs $25.

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