There are 5 ways to get from Fort Lauderdale 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 Fort Lauderdale  •  4 h 3 min

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

$92 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Miami, Fl to Savannah, Ga 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC 0972 / ...

$78 - $192

3 alternative options

Bus to Miami, fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Lauderdale to Miami, FL
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Charleston (CHS) MIA - CHS

$113 - $292

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

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

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Miami, FL, Miami, Fl, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 18 h 51 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Miami to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Train operators
Amtrak
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Miami, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston?

The distance between Fort Lauderdale and Charleston is 740 km. The road distance is 897 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston?

The quickest way to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $90 - $250.

Is there a direct bus between Fort Lauderdale and Charleston?

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Fort Lauderdale and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Miami, Fl, Savannah, GA and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston?

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston, including transfers.