There are 8 ways to get from Charleston to New Orleans by plane, bus or car

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 New Orleans  •  5 h 56 min

  1. CHS - MSY

$183 - $842

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  21 h 53 min

  1. 0989

$85 - $141

6 alternative options

Fly to Baton Rouge, bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. CHS - BTR

$209 - $885

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. CHS - GPT

$192 - $886

Fly to Mobile, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. CHS - MOB

$229 - $965

Bus via Mobile, Al  •  16 h 57 min

$106 - $243

Bus  •  21 h 44 min

  1. 0989
  2. 1563

$95 - $201

Drive  •  12 h 41 min

  1. 745.5 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Charleston and New Orleans is 1012 km. The road distance is 1193 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to New Orleans is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 41 min.

The quickest way to get from Charleston to New Orleans is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $180 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to New Orleans. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at New Orleans, La via Charleston, SC, Savannah, Ga, Atlanta, Ga and Mobile, Al. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Charleston to New Orleans, including transfers.

What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and New Orleans, LA, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charleston to New Orleans hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to New Orleans via N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, Savannah, Ga, Atlanta, Ga, and Mobile, Al in around 16 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Baton Rouge via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Charleston to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Baton Rouge via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Baton Rouge via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Charleston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Mobile via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Charleston to Mobile via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Baton Rouge via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Gulfport/Biloxi via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Mobile via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Mobile via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Charleston to New Orleans via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baton Rouge, La to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Mobile, Al to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Mobile, Al
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to New Orleans, La
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Atlanta, GA
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to New Orleans
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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