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

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Bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga 1014 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah

$44 - $86

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Train, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah

$62 - $126

Drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Jacksonville to Charleston 239.8 miles

$23 - $35

Fly to Charleston  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Jacksonville (JAX) to Charleston (CHS) JAX - CHS

$186 - $876

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  8 h 34 min

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

$254 - $1,002

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The cheapest way to get from Jacksonville to Charleston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jacksonville to Charleston is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jacksonville to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Jacksonville, Fl and arriving at Meeting St / Mary St via Savannah, GA and Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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The distance between Jacksonville and Charleston is 198 miles. The road distance is 239.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Jacksonville to Charleston, including transfers.

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Jacksonville to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Jacksonville, Fl station.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Charleston is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs $40 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $180 - $900 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Jacksonville Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Jacksonville to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 198.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 16 min

What companies run services between Jacksonville, FL, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Jacksonville to Charleston via Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, and Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr in around 7 h 16 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Jacksonville to Charleston hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Jacksonville to Myrtle Beach via Covington
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
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 Jacksonville Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
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 Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jacksonville to Charleston is 240 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to drive from Jacksonville to Charleston.

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

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There are 776+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Jacksonville to Jacksonville Airport is to line 1 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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