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There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina by plane, 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 to Columbia  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Columbia (CAE) LAX - CAE

$289 - $812

Cheapest option

Fly to Charleston  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Charleston (CHS) LAX - CHS

$178 - $870

8 alternative options

Fly to Greenville/Spartanburg  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) LAX - GSP

$212 - $533

Fly to Florence  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Florence (FLO) LAX - FLO

$321 - $1,136

Fly to Charlotte, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Charlotte (CLT) LAX - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride

$192 - $503

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Florence, SC

$251 - $595

Bus Greyhound Mexico  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio to Houston Downtown Greyhound
  3. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Florence, SC

Train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Florence Amtrak Station

$441 - $1,308

Train via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Amtrak Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station to Florence Amtrak Station

$418 - $1,217

Drive  •  38 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Florence 2478.8 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $550 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina is to fly which costs $210 - $550 and takes 7 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Florence, SC via Dallas, Tx, Peachtree St @ Alabama St and Atlanta, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles station to South Carolina station. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station and arriving at Florence Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21 h.

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The distance between Los Angeles and South Carolina is 2169 miles. The road distance is 2478.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs $250 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to South Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Los Angeles, Ca station.

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Los Angeles to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to South Carolina is to fly which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $280 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $250 - $600 and takes 2 days 6 h, you could also train, which costs $440 - $1,400 and takes 2 days 21 h.

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  • Distance: 2169.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and South Carolina, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Los Angeles to Columbia every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Florence via Dallas, Tx, Atlanta, Ga, Peachtree St @ Alabama St, Peachtree St Sw @ Brotherton Transportation Mall, and Atlanta, GA in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Nashville, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Phoenix, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Austin, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 53 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Houston, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Tucson, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via San Diego, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Florence via Las Vegas, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Greenville/Spartanburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Charleston via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
Frequency
Once 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
Train from Washington Union Station to Florence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Greensboro Amtrak Station
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 Amtrak Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
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 Station to Florence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once 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
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
29 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Houston, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to San Antonio
Ave. Duration
28 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Turimex Internacional
Website
turimex.com
Bus from San Antonio to Houston Downtown Greyhound
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
turimex.com

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There is no direct flight from Los Angeles Airport to Columbia Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Los Angeles to South Carolina bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Florence, SC station.

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South Carolina is 3 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 3:07 PM in Los Angeles and 6:07 PM in South Carolina.

Los Angeles to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to South Carolina is 2479 miles. It takes approximately 38 h 55 min to drive from Los Angeles to South Carolina.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Columbia Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in South Carolina. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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