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There are 4 ways to get from Charleston to Greenville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 32m

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

$213 - $961

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  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

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16h

  1. Take the train from Charleston Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Charlottesville Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Charlotte, NC to Greenville, SC

$279 - $445

Drive  •  6h 4m

  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 6h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Charleston to Greenville is to fly which costs $210 - $1,000 and takes 3h 32m.

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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 11h 30m.

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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 11h 30m and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 32m 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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The best way to get from Charleston to Greenville is to fly which takes 3h 32m and costs $210 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 11h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Charleston Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 8m and has one stopover.

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Charleston to Greenville bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Greenville station.

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Map of how to get from Charleston to Greenville.
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  • Distance: 246.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 32m

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 11h 30m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charleston Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 49m
Frequency
3 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 Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Room
$220 - $320
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
5h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Asheville, Nc
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from Charlotte, NC to Greenville, SC
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Charleston to Greenville is 361 miles. It takes approximately 6h 4m to drive from Charleston to Greenville.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport.

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There are 85+ hotels available in Greenville. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Charleston to Charleston Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $13 - $16.

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