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

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Fly Fort Lauderdale to Charleston  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Charleston (CHS) FLL - CHS

$70 - $229

4 alternative options

Train to Miami, fly to Charleston  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Broward Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Charleston (CHS) MIA - CHS

$87 - $261

Fly Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) FLL - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston, SC

$126 - $489

Train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Silver Meteor

$90 - $260

Drive  •  9h 27m

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak 562.1 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 9h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $70 - $230 and takes 4h 58m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station station and arriving at Charleston Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 27m.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Charleston Amtrak is 469 miles. The road distance is 562.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to train which takes 12h 27m and costs $90 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4h 58m and costs $70 - $230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 37m.

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Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 469.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak 4 times a day. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $260 and the journey takes 12h 27m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Fort Lauderdale Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is 562 miles. It takes approximately 9h 27m to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 397+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $87 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Fort Lauderdale Airport is to line 01 bus which takes 21m and costs $2 - $3.

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