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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  4. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$75 - $163

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, SC to Savannah, GA 0972
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak Silver Star

$85 - $210

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Tampa 437.9 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Tampa  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Tampa (TPA) CHS - TPA

$128 - $278

Fly to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) CHS - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl

$230 - $298

Fly to Orlando, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Orlando (MCO) CHS - MCO
  2. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak

$209 - $486

Fly to Miami, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Miami (MIA) CHS - MIA
  2. Take the bus from Miami International Airport to Tampa, FL

$140 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Tampa is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Tampa is to fly which costs $120 - $280 and takes 6 h 49 min.

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The distance between Charleston and Tampa is 368 miles. The road distance is 437.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 10 h 55 min to get from Charleston to Tampa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Tampa. However, there are services departing from Mary St / Meeting St and arriving at Tampa, Fl via Charleston, SC, Savannah, Ga, Jacksonville, Fl and Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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

You can take a bus from Charleston to Tampa via N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA, Savannah, Ga, Jacksonville, Fl, and Orlando, Fl in around 10 h 55 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Charleston to Tampa hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Charleston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Charleston to Sarasota/Bradenton via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Miami via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Charleston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Sarasota/Bradenton via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Miami
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Tampa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Orlando via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Savannah Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Tampa Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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 Savannah, Ga to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Sarasota, Fl to Tampa, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Red Coach
Phone
+1 877 733 0724
Website
redcoachusa.com
Bus from Miami International Airport to Tampa, FL
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Schedules at
redcoachusa.com
Standard Fare
$35 - $80
Web Fare
$35 - $55
Flexible Fare
$40 - $90

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