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There are 6 ways to get from Greensboro to Charleston by train, car, bus or plane

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Train, drive  •  9h 40m

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station to Yemassee Amtrak
  3. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$87 - $207

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Bus  •  10h

  1. Take the bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$55 - $115

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 1m

  1. Drive from Greensboro to Charleston 275.8 miles

$27 - $40

Fly Greensboro/High Point to Charleston  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from Greensboro/High Point (GSO) to Charleston (CHS) GSO - CHS

$178 - $980

Train to Charlotte, fly to Charleston  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Charleston (CHS) CLT - CHS

$215 - $1,192

Train to Charlotte, fly to Hilton Head, drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Hilton Head (HHH) CLT - HHH
  3. Drive from Hilton Head to Charleston

$283 - $1,482

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The cheapest way to get from Greensboro to Charleston is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Greensboro to Charleston is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 5h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greensboro to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Greensboro, Nc and arriving at Charleston via Winston Salem, Nc and Columbia, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h.

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The distance between Greensboro and Charleston is 229 miles. The road distance is 275.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greensboro to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 10h and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 9h 40m to get from Greensboro to Charleston, including transfers.

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Greensboro to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Greensboro, Nc station.

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The best way to get from Greensboro to Charleston is to bus which takes 10h and costs $55 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $1,000 and takes 6h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Greensboro/High Point Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Greensboro to Charleston bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Map of how to get from Greensboro to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 40m

What companies run services between Greensboro, NC, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Greensboro to Charleston via Winston Salem, Nc, Columbia, Sc, and Columbia, SC in around 10h. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Greensboro to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Hilton Head
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $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 Greensboro Amtrak Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Charlotte Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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 Greensboro, Nc to Winston Salem, Nc
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Sunway Charters
Phone
+1 704-348-1200
Email
info@sunwaycharters.com
Website
sunwaycharters.com
Bus from Greensboro, Nc to Winston-Salem
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Greensboro to Charleston is 276 miles. It takes approximately 5h 1m to drive from Greensboro to Charleston.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Greensboro/High Point Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 950+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $129 USD per night.

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