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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Charleston  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Charleston (CHS) FWA - CHS

$351 - $1,651

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Bus via Ft Wayne, IN  •  26h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$104 - $247

4 alternative options

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6h 36m

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

$372 - $1,201

Bus  •  26h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$105 - $237

Bus, train  •  30h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station

$192 - $509

Drive  •  13h 55m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak 791.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 13h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $350 - $1,700 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Ft Wayne, IN, Columbus, Oh, Columbia, SC, Broad St / Meeting St and Mary St / Meeting St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 28m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Charleston Amtrak is 640 miles. The road distance is 791.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to bus which takes 26h 28m and costs $100 - $250.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Hoosier Ride, depart from Ft Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs $350 - $1,700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $250 and takes 26h 28m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 2m and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 640.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Columbus, OH, Columbus, Oh, Columbia, Sc, Columbia, SC, Charleston, Broad St / Meeting St, Meeting St / Mary St, Mary St / Meeting St, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 26h 28m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,900
Flights from Fort Wayne to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
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 Elkhart Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
15h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
Train from Washington Union Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $210
Room
$320 - $450
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
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Bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Book at
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Book at
baronsbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $140

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak is 792 miles. It takes approximately 13h 55m to drive from Fort Wayne to Charleston Amtrak.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne 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 Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs $35 - $45.

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