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  •  4 h 59 min

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

$70 - $229

4 alternative options

Train to Miami, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 33 min

  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  •  7 h 59 min

  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  •  12 h 27 min

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

$90 - $260

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak 562.1 miles

$55 - $80

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

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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 12 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 41 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak is 562 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min 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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  • Distance: 469.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak every 3 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $260 and the journey takes 12 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
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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There are 332+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $88 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 21 min and costs .

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