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

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Bus  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh 1156 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$40 - $92

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Bus via University of Cincinnati, OH  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$39 - $83

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Charleston 200.1 miles

$19 - $29

Fly from Covington  •  5 h 8 min

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

$244 - $1,218

Fly from Cincinnati  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Cincinnati (LUK) to Charleston (CRW) LUK - CRW

$79 - $428

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Cincinnati, Oh and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Charleston is 165 miles. The road distance is 200.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 7 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Cincinnati to Charleston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Charleston is to bus which takes 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Covington Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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Cincinnati to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Charleston is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to drive from Cincinnati to Charleston.

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

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  • Distance: 165.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Charleston via Columbus, Oh in around 6 h 7 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Charlotte, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Charlotte, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Cincinnati to Charleston via Chicago Midway, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Book your Cincinnati to Charleston bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $66 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 .

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