There are 4 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston by plane, train or car

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Fly from Fort Lauderdale  •  4 h 6 min

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

$92 - $247

3 alternative options

Train to Miami, fly  •  4 h 39 min

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

$112 - $283

Train, drive  •  12 h 54 min

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

$92 - $246

Drive  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston 560.5 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston is to fly which costs $90 - $250 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Charleston is 463 miles. The road distance is 560.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Lauderdale to Charleston is 561 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 27 min to drive from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston.

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  • Distance: 462.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 6 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines fly from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fort Lauderdale Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500

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