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There are 7 ways to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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Subway to Reagan Washington, fly  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) DCA - CHS

$87 - $374

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Bus  •  17h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Columbia, SC Via Fayetteville
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston Atlanta

$74 - $118

5 alternative options

Bus to Baltimore, fly  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charleston (CHS) BWI - CHS

$144 - $630

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charleston (CHS) IAD - CHS

$125 - $381

Train, drive  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$74 - $110

Bus via Richmond  •  17h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$83 - $124

Drive  •  9h 8m

  1. Drive from Gaithersburg to Charleston 556.7 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 9h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston is to subway and fly which costs $85 - $380 and takes 4h 14m.

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The distance between Gaithersburg and Charleston is 468 miles. The road distance is 556.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston without a car is to bus via Richmond which takes 17h 17m and costs $80 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 14m to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gaithersburg to Charleston is 557 miles. It takes approximately 9h 8m to drive from Gaithersburg to Charleston.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 922+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $192 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Gaithersburg to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 468.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 14m

What companies run services between Gaithersburg, MD, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Gaithersburg to Charleston via Rockville Station & Bay B - West, ROCKVILLE station, UNION STATION station, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va, Florence, Sc, and Florence, SC in around 17h 17m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Washington Union Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI SOUTHWEST AIRLINES eb
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
More information at
Maryland Transit
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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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