There are 7 ways to get from Charleston to Roanoke by plane, car, bus or train

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 from Charleston  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Roanoke (ROA) CHS - ROA

$186 - $879

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Florence
  2. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
  4. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va

$92 - $203

5 alternative options

Drive to Hilton Head, fly  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Hilton Head
  2. Fly from Hilton Head (HHH) to Roanoke (ROA) HHH - ROA

$131 - $669

Bus, train via Columbia, Sc  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Columbia, SC
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Winston Salem, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  4. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  5. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$98 - $211

Drive, train  •  15 h

  1. Drive from Charleston to Yemassee Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Yemassee Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  5. Take the train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak

$181 - $469

Bus, train  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Raleigh, NC
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va

$103 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Roanoke 405.4 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Roanoke is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Roanoke is to fly which costs $180 - $900 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Charleston and Roanoke is 312 miles. The road distance is 405.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Charleston to Roanoke, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Roanoke. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Roanoke, Va via Charleston, SC, Florence, Sc, Fayetteville, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 34 min.

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What companies run services between Charleston, SC, USA and Roanoke, VA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Charleston to Roanoke hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to Roanoke via N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC, Florence, Florence, Sc, Fayetteville, Nc, and Richmond, Va in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Charleston to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Hilton Head to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Hilton Head to Roanoke via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Roanoke via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Roanoke via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Lynchburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Yemassee Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Lynchburg Amtrak to Roanoke Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Columbia, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Charleston, SC to Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $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
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 Columbia, Sc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Lynchburg, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Roanoke, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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