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There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Charleston 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.

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Fly Newark to Charleston  •  3 h 59 min

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

$165 - $827

Cheapest option

Bus Starline Bus  •  16 h 43 min

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

$78 - $84

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Fly New York JFK to Charleston  •  4 h 45 min

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

$184 - $725

Fly New York La Guardia to Charleston  •  4 h 56 min

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

$210 - $876

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 13 min

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

$266 - $925

Fly Newark to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6 h 26 min

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

$112 - $702

Train, drive  •  15 h 29 min

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

$113 - $311

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$95 - $209

Drive  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Charleston 758.3 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Charleston is to bus which costs $75 - $85 and takes 16 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Charleston is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Charleston via Fayetteville, Nc and Florence, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 45 min.

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The distance between Newark and Charleston is 639 miles. The road distance is 758.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 43 min and costs $75 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Newark to Charleston, including transfers.

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Newark to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Charleston is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $85 and takes 16 h 43 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 bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 639 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines 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 8 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 34 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 10 min
When
Every day
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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
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
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 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 40 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 Newark to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,900
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
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Wednesday 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 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
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 Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
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
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $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
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 Newark, Nj to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Charleston is 758 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 39 min to drive from Newark to Charleston.

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

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There are 814+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $97 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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