There are 4 ways to get from Orlando to Charleston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$177 - $417

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Bus  •  10 h 31 min

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

$63 - $135

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Orlando Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah

$78 - $173

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Orlando to Charleston 380.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Orlando to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Orlando, Fl and arriving at Meeting St / Mary St via Jacksonville, Fl, Savannah, GA and Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 31 min.

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The distance between Orlando and Charleston is 307 miles. The road distance is 380.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Orlando to Charleston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Orlando to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Orlando Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 26 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Orlando to Charleston is 381 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Orlando to Charleston.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Orlando Airport to Charleston Airport.

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Map of how to get from Orlando to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 307 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Orlando to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Orlando to Charleston via Jacksonville, Fl, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, and Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr in around 10 h 31 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Orlando to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Orlando Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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 Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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There are 755+ hotels available in Charleston. Prices start at $93 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 .

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