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There are 8 ways to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak by plane, train, 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

Fly Newark to Charleston  •  4 h 54 min

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

$143 - $808

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 16 min

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

$88 - $95

6 alternative options

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 39 min

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

$162 - $706

Fly New York La Guardia to Charleston  •  5 h 50 min

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

$188 - $857

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 8 min

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

$244 - $906

Fly Newark to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  7 h 42 min

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

$114 - $708

Train  •  13 h 13 min

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

$100 - $290

Drive  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Charleston Amtrak 750.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $140 - $850 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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

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The distance between Newark and Charleston Amtrak is 635 miles. The road distance is 750.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to train which takes 13 h 13 min and costs $100 - $290.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Newark to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $140 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $290 and takes 13 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $100 and takes 17 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 3 min.

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Newark to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 634.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

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

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$30 - $40
Business Class
$45 - $75
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $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

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Charleston Amtrak is 750 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 30 min to drive from Newark to Charleston Amtrak.

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

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There are 348+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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