There are 10 ways to get from Charleston to New York by plane, train, 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 York JFK, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to New York JFK (JFK) CHS - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$154 - $686

Cheapest option

Bus EastWest Bus  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Florence, SC 0972
  2. Take the bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY

$91 - $103

8 alternative options

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CHS - LGA

$180 - $835

Fly to Newark, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Newark (EWR) CHS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$181 - $845

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Philadelphia (PHL) CHS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$267 - $942

Fly to Trenton-Mercer, train  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Trenton-Mercer (TTN) CHS - TTN
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to New York Penn Station

$156 - $487

Bus Starline Bus  •  15 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet to New York, NY Starlight Express / ...

$114 - $118

Drive, train  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Yemassee Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Yemassee Amtrak to New York Penn Station Silver Meteor / ...

$106 - $319

Bus Greyhound USA  •  21 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Raleigh, NC 0972
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny 1008 / ...

$100 - $201

Drive  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to New York 761.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to New York is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to New York is to fly and train which costs $150 - $700 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Charleston and New York is 644 miles. The road distance is 761.8 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Charleston to New York, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to New York. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at New York, NY via Charleston, SC and Florence, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

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What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Charleston to New York hourly. Alternatively, Starline Bus operates a bus from Charleston to New York 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charleston to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Charleston to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Charleston to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Charleston to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
Flights from Charleston to Trenton-Mercer
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Bus operators
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Raleigh, NC
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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