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There are 5 ways to get from Olean to Charleston by bus, plane, 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.

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Bus, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Charleston (CHS) BUF - CHS

$306 - $604

Cheapest option

Bus Starline Bus  •  24 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet

$125 - $153

3 alternative options

Bus via Richmond, Va  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Harrisburg
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
  4. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  5. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
  6. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$145 - $327

Bus, train, drive  •  28 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
  4. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$194 - $550

Drive  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Olean to Charleston 876.5 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Olean to Charleston is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Olean to Charleston is to bus and fly which costs $300 - $650 and takes 7 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Olean to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Olean, NY and arriving at Charleston via Dubois, PA, Harrisburg, Pa, Washington, Dc, Richmond, Va and Florence, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 40 min.

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The distance between Olean and Charleston is 652 miles. The road distance is 876.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Olean to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 38 min and costs $120 - $160.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Olean to Charleston, including transfers.

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Olean to Charleston bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, depart from Olean, NY station.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Olean to Charleston bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Olean to Charleston is 877 miles. It takes approximately 14 h 42 min to drive from Olean to Charleston.

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Map of how to get from Olean to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 651.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 40 min

What companies run services between Olean, NY, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

You can take a bus from Olean to Charleston via Binghamton, NY, New York, NY, 28 St, Canal St, New York, NY - 95 Canal St., Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, and Rivers Ave / Credit Union Ln in around 24 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $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 Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Dubois, PA to Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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