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There are 10 ways to get from Hartford to Charleston by plane, train, bus 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 Hartford to Charleston  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Charleston (CHS) BDL - CHS

$267 - $1,128

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Bus Starline Bus  •  18 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny 2015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet Star Line Express / ...

$92 - $116

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Train to Newark, fly to Charleston  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charleston (CHS) EWR - CHS

$208 - $926

Fly Hartford to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) BDL - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$194 - $804

Bus to Boston, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Charleston (CHS) BOS - CHS

$162 - $531

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Charleston  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charleston (CHS) JFK - CHS

$247 - $918

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Charleston  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charleston (CHS) LGA - CHS

$273 - $1,069

Train, drive  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
  4. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$199 - $552

Bus via Fayetteville, Nc  •  25 h

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
  4. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$112 - $242

Drive  •  14 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Charleston 883.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Charleston is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Charleston is to fly which costs $260 - $1,200 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford station to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Hartford, CT - Union Station and arriving at Charleston via New York, Ny, Fayetteville, Nc and Florence, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h.

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The distance between Hartford and Charleston is 741 miles. The road distance is 883.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 45 min and costs $90 - $120.

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It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to get from Hartford to Charleston, including transfers.

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Hartford to Charleston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Hartford, CT - Union Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Charleston is to fly which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $260 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $120 and takes 18 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hartford Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 49 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 741.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 9 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Hartford to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Charleston via New York, Ny, Times Sq - 42 St, Canal St, New York, NY - 95 Canal St., Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, and Rivers Ave / Credit Union Ln in around 18 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Hartford to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Hartford to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$60 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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 Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Starline Bus
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
starlinebus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Charleston is 883 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 50 min to drive from Hartford to Charleston.

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Delta, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 952+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 35 min and costs $1 - $4.

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