There are 7 ways to get from Elkhart to Charleston 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 from South Bend  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from South Bend (SBN) to Charleston (CHS) SBN - CHS

$357 - $1,640

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston, SC

$127 - $254

5 alternative options

Bus to Fort Wayne, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Elkhart, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
  2. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Charleston (CHS) FWA - CHS

$384 - $1,686

Train to Chicago Midway, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Charleston (CHS) MDW - CHS

$227 - $693

Train to Chicago O'Hare, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Charleston (CHS) ORD - CHS

$197 - $564

Train, drive  •  28 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
  3. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$183 - $509

Drive  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Elkhart to Charleston 886.5 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Elkhart to Charleston is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 21 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Elkhart to Charleston is to fly which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $350 - $1,700.

More details

The distance between Elkhart and Charleston is 1125 km. The road distance is 1418 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from Elkhart to Charleston, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Elkhart to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Elkhart, IN and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Columbus, Oh, Columbia, SC and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between Elkhart, IN, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Elkhart to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Elkhart to Charleston via Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Columbia, Sc, Columbia, SC, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 25 h 33 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,900
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,900
Flights from South Bend to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Chicago Midway to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Elkhart Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$340 - $480
Bus operators
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Fort Wayne, IN
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
Bus from Elkhart, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
hoosierride.com
Book at
hos.tdstickets.com
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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