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There are 5 ways to get from Florence to Charleston by plane, train or car

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Fly Florence to Charleston

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Charleston (CHS)

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Train to Bologna, fly to Charleston

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Charleston (CHS)

Train to Pisa, fly to Charleston

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to Charleston (CHS)

Fly Florence to Hilton Head, drive

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Hilton Head (HHH)
  2. Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston

Train to Rome, fly to Charleston

  1. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
  2. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Charleston (CHS)

Florence (FLR) to Charleston (CHS) flights

150 Weekly Planes
17h 44m Average Duration
$233 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Florence to Charleston is to train and fly, which costs €240 - €750 and takes 18h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Florence to Charleston is to fly which costs €280 - €850 and takes 17h 39m.

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The distance between Florence and Charleston is 4779 miles.

It takes approximately 17h 39m to get from Florence to Charleston, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Florence Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 38m and has two stopovers.

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Charleston is 6h behind Florence. It is currently 11:32 AM in Florence and 5:32 AM in Charleston.

Swiss, Vueling Airlines, Air France and five other airlines offer flights from Florence Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 587+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Florence to Florence Airport is to tram which takes 16 min and costs €2.

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Map of how to get from Florence to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 4779.4 miles
  • Duration: 17h 39m

What companies run services between Florence, Italy and Charleston, SC, USA?

Air France, Delta and seven other airlines fly from Florence to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Munich, Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Zurich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Barcelona, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 59m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Munich, Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Barcelona, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 58m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Amsterdam Schiphol, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Edinburgh, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 28m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
26h 49m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Munich, Newark
Ave. Duration
28h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Zurich, Newark
Ave. Duration
26h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
13h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Munich, Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Zurich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
18h 56m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Barcelona, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
16h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Munich, Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 51m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Munich, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
18h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
18h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Barcelona, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
15h 58m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Frankfurt, Newark
Ave. Duration
19h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, Newark
Ave. Duration
16h 56m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Amsterdam Schiphol, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
16h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Madrid, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
15h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Frankfurt, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
16h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via London Heathrow, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Madrid, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
16h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Madrid, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Frankfurt, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
16h 37m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
18h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Madrid, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
17h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Rome, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
18h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Frankfurt, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
18h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Florence to Hilton Head via Munich, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
13h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
18h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
17h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Amsterdam Schiphol, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Amsterdam Schiphol, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 42m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Gatwick, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Edinburgh, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Rome to Charleston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Florence to Charleston via Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via Paris Charles de Gaulle, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Gatwick, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via Edinburgh, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Rome to Charleston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to Charleston via London Heathrow, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
16h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Rome to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
18h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Pisa to Charleston via London Heathrow, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$11 - $16
Base Standard
$26 - $35
Base Premium
$30 - $50
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
$22 - $30
Base Standard
$40 - $60
Base Premium
$50 - $75
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$15 - $22
Smart Low Cost
$12 - $18
Smart Flex
$27 - $40
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
$22 - $35
Smart Low Cost
$20 - $28
Smart Flex
$40 - $60
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$7 - $11
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
$17 - $25
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$13 - $14
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$11 - $13
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Roma Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
$33 - $36
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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