There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston by plane, taxi, 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.

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Fly to Charleston  •  4 h 22 min

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

$380 - $1,661

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Bus Hoosier Ride  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$46 - $116

4 alternative options

Fly to Ashland, taxi  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Ashland (HTS) FWA - HTS
  2. Take a taxi from Ashland to Charleston

$398 - $1,395

Bus Barons Bus  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Charleston, Wv 1093 / ...

$46 - $106

Bus, train  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN Detroit
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Cardinal

$72 - $181

Drive  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Charleston 325.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at entrance of Easter Seals / ARC and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Ft Wayne, IN and Columbus, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 58 min.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Charleston is 269 miles. The road distance is 325.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Charleston 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 is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 58 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 57 min and has one stopover.

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Fort Wayne to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Charleston is 325 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to drive from Fort Wayne to Charleston.

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Charleston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Central Station, Ft Wayne, IN, Columbus, OH, and Columbus, Oh in around 9 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ashland via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ashland via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ashland via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ashland via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $360
Bus operators
Barons Bus
Phone
+1 888-378-3823
Website
baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
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baronsbus.com
Bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
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 Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Other operators
Taxi from Ashland to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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There are 26+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs .

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