There are 5 ways to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Silver Meteor

$60 - $170

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Bus  •  9 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Savannah, Ga 1006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah

$55 - $117

3 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak 382.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Charleston  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Orlando (MCO) to Charleston (CHS) MCO - CHS

$155 - $398

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  7 h 56 min

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

$237 - $478

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The cheapest way to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Savannah, GA, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Orlando Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 42 min.

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The distance between Orlando and Charleston Amtrak is 312 miles. The road distance is 382.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to train which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $60 - $170.

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The train from Orlando Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak takes 7 h 42 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Orlando to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Orlando, Fl station.

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Orlando to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Orlando Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak is to train which takes 7 h 42 min and costs $60 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $120 and takes 9 h 32 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $400 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 312.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 42 min

What companies run services between Orlando, FL, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $170 and the journey takes 7 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak via Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr, N. Charleston SuperStop on Cosgrove Ave, N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Orlando to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Bus operators
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 Orlando, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $80
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
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

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There is no direct flight from Orlando Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Orlando to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston, SC station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Charleston Amtrak is 382 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Orlando to Charleston Amtrak.

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JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Orlando Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 334+ hotels available in Charleston Amtrak. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Orlando Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 41 min and costs $3.

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