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There are 5 ways to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Charleston (CHS) CVG - CHS

$165 - $558

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Bus  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$97 - $214

3 alternative options

Bus, night bus, train  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak

$114 - $266

Bus via Atlanta, Ga  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Aiken, SC
  3. Take the bus from Aiken to Charleston

$109 - $220

Drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak 622 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $160 - $600 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Atlanta, Ga, Aiken, Broad St / Meeting St and Mary St / Meeting St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 50 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Charleston Amtrak is 503 miles. The road distance is 622 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to bus and night bus and train which takes 20 h 25 min and costs $110 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cincinnati, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4 h 37 min and costs $160 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $220 and takes 21 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Covington Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 27 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 503.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cincinnati, OH, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Delta fly from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak via Atlanta, Ga, Aiken, SC, Aiken, Charleston, Broad St / Meeting St, Meeting St / Mary St, Mary St / Meeting St, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 21 h 50 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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 Savannah Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $130
Night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Aiken, SC
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Aiken to Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak is 622 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 27 min to drive from Cincinnati to Charleston Amtrak.

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Allegiant Air, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Covington Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 404+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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