There are 5 ways to get from Greensboro to Charleston by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 30 min

  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

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Train, drive  •  9 h 40 min

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

$87 - $207

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Greensboro to Charleston 275.8 miles

$27 - $40

Train to Charlotte, fly  •  5 h 14 min

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

$236 - $1,189

Fly from Greensboro/High Point  •  6 h 26 min

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

$200 - $980

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 30 min.

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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 9 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 30 min 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 9 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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

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

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Charleston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Greensboro to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 30 min

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 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Greensboro to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Greensboro/High Point to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
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 Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
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 to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
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 Galyon Transportation Center to Charlotte Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
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
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Winston Salem, Nc to Columbia, Sc
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
sunwaycharters.com

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