There are 5 ways to get from Charleston to Greenville by plane, bus, train 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  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CRW) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) CRW - GSP

$213 - $961

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, Wv to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Asheville to Greenville

$65 - $143

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Charleston, Wv to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Greenville Amtrak

$77 - $186

Train  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Charleston Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greenville Amtrak Crescent

$110 - $284

Drive  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Charleston to Greenville 361.3 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Charleston to Greenville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Greenville is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Charleston to Greenville. However, there are services departing from Charleston, Wv and arriving at Greenville via Winston Salem, Nc and Asheville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Charleston to Greenville. However, there are services departing from Charleston Amtrak and arriving at Greenville Amtrak via Charlottesville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 51 min.

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The distance between Charleston and Greenville is 247 miles. The road distance is 361.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Greenville without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 30 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Charleston to Greenville, including transfers.

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Charleston to Greenville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Charleston, Wv station.

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Charleston to Greenville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Charleston Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Greenville is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 11 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $290 and takes 15 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Greenville.
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  • Distance: 246.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Charleston, WV, USA and Greenville, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Charleston to Greenville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Charleston to Greenville via Winston Salem, Nc, Asheville, Nc, and Asheville in around 11 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Greenville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Charleston Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Charlottesville Amtrak to Greenville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
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 Charleston, Wv to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Winston-Salem to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com

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