There are 10 ways to get from New York to Charleston Amtrak by train, plane, 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.

Recommended option

Train to Newark, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charleston (CHS) EWR - CHS

$160 - $825

Cheapest option

Bus Starline Bus  •  14 h 5 min

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

$85 - $88

8 alternative options

Train to New York JFK, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charleston (CHS) JFK - CHS

$129 - $667

Fly New York La Guardia to Charleston  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charleston (CHS) LGA - CHS

$158 - $816

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charleston (CHS) PHL - CHS

$248 - $916

Fly Newark to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  7 h 47 min

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

$131 - $717

Train to Trenton-Mercer, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Charleston (CHS) TTN - CHS

$235 - $988

Train  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak Palmetto / ...

$100 - $290

Bus EastWest Bus  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Florence, SC
  2. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston, SC 0972

$90 - $103

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from New York to Charleston Amtrak 759.4 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Charleston Amtrak is to bus which costs $85 - $88 and takes 14 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Charleston Amtrak is to train and fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between New York and Charleston Amtrak is 640 miles. The road distance is 759.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from New York to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Rivers Ave / Morningside Dr via Florence, SC and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Charleston Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Charleston Amtrak hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York to Charleston Amtrak twice daily. Tickets cost $100 - $290 and the journey takes 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Boston
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
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
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com

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