There are 11 ways to get from Houston to South Carolina by plane, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Fly Houston to Columbia  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Columbia (CAE) IAH - CAE

$215 - $683

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga 1596
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Florence 0983 / ...

$122 - $263

9 alternative options

Fly Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) IAH - GSP

$221 - $648

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Charlotte (CLT) HOU - CLT

$218 - $693

Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Charleston (CHS) HOU - CHS

$155 - $456

Fly Houston to Charlotte  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Charlotte (CLT) IAH - CLT

$186 - $693

Fly Houston to Charleston  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Charleston (CHS) IAH - CHS

$213 - $656

Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Florence, Sc

$130 - $320

Bus, night bus, train  •  26 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the night bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak to Florence Amtrak

$150 - $367

Train  •  36 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Florence Amtrak

$230 - $642

Drive  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Florence 1083.8 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and South Carolina, USA?

United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Houston to Columbia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Florence via Atlanta, Ga and Savannah, Ga in around 25 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,300
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Columbia
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Houston to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Dallas
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charlotte via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston via Dallas
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Savannah Amtrak to Florence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Houston Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice 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 Florence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Houston and South Carolina is 1476 km. The road distance is 1734 km.

The cheapest way to get from Houston to South Carolina is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Houston to South Carolina is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $210 - $700.

No, there is no direct train from Houston to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Florence Amtrak via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak, Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak and Selma-Smithfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Houston to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Florence, Sc via Atlanta, Ga and Savannah, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Houston to South Carolina, including transfers.