There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Charleston by plane, train, car or bus

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 from Newark  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charleston (CHS) EWR - CHS

$165 - $827

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Savannah, Ga 1003 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC 0972 / ...

$100 - $229

6 alternative options

Fly from New York JFK  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charleston (CHS) JFK - CHS

$200 - $815

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  5 h 1 min

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

$229 - $966

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 12 min

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

$267 - $926

Train, drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$113 - $311

Bus Starline Bus  •  16 h 31 min

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

$119 - $123

Drive  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Charleston 758.3 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, Starline Bus operates a bus from Newark to Charleston 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 14 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 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 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
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 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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 New York La Guardia to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Newark to Charleston?

The distance between Newark and Charleston is 1022 km. The road distance is 1213 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Newark to Charleston?

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Charleston is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Newark to Charleston?

The quickest way to get from Newark to Charleston is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs $160 - $850.

Is there a direct bus between Newark and Charleston?

No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Savannah, GA and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Newark to Charleston?

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Newark to Charleston, including transfers.