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

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Fly to Miami  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Miami (MIA) CHS - MIA

$154 - $324

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Bus  •  15 h 42 min

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

$92 - $191

3 alternative options

Fly to Fort Lauderdale, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL) CHS - FLL
  2. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn

$138 - $294

Drive, train  •  14 h 59 min

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

$94 - $262

Drive  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Miami 586.6 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Miami is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Miami is to fly which costs $150 - $330 and takes 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between Charleston and Miami is 487 miles. The road distance is 586.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Miami without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 42 min and costs $90 - $200.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Charleston to Miami, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Miami is to fly which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $150 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $200 and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Charleston Airport to Miami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 39 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Miami is 587 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to drive from Charleston to Miami.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Miami Airport.

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There are 1697+ hotels available in Miami. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Miami.
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  • Distance: 486.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Charleston to Miami every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to Miami via Dorchester Rd / Allen, Charleston, SC, Savannah, Savannah, Ga, and Miami, Fl in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Charleston to Miami via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
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 Miami Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $550
Bus operators
Javax Bus
Phone
407-299-6360
Email
info@floridatransportation.net
Website
javaxbus.com
Bus from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Miami, FL - Holiday Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$48 - $49
Schedules at
javaxbus.com
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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 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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The best way to get from Charleston to Charleston Airport is to Shuttle Bus which takes 30 min and costs $25.

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