Travel from Philadelphia to Charleston-SC-USA

Bus or fly from Philadelphia to Charleston?

Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Philadelphia to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Charleston via New York, NY - 95 Canal St., Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, and Charleston Airport in around 17 h 52 min.

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How to get from Philadelphia to Charleston

ModeDurationPrice
From Suburban Station train to Philadelphia airport, fly to Charleston airport, then Shuttle Bus to Charleston.4 h$283
From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to BWI Amtrak/MARC Station, bus to Baltimore airport, fly to Charleston airport, then Shuttle Bus to Charleston.4 h 48 min$439
From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to Newark airport, fly to Charleston airport, then Shuttle Bus to Charleston.5 h 8 min$325
From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to UNION STATION station, subway to GALLERY PLACE CHINATOWN station, subway to Reagan Washington airport, fly to Charleston airport, then Shuttle Bus to Charleston.5 h 38 min$379
From Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak train to Yemassee Amtrak then drive to Charleston.14 h 16 min$205
From Philadelphia bus to New York, NY - 95 Canal St., bus to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, taxi to Charleston Airport, then Shuttle Bus to Charleston.17 h 52 min$127
From Philadelphia, PA bus to Richmond, VA, bus to Raleigh, NC, bus to Charleston, SC, walk to Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave, then line 10 bus to Mary St / Meeting St.19 h 49 min$150
From Philadelphia drive to Charleston.11 h 20 min$81

How long does it take to get from Philadelphia to Charleston?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Philadelphia to Charleston, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Philadelphia and Charleston?

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Richmond, VA, Raleigh, NC and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 49 min.

Operators from Philadelphia to Charleston

OperatorPhoneWebsite
SEPTASEPTA
Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines
American AirlinesAmerican Airlines
United AirlinesUnited Airlines
DeltaDelta
Charleston International AirportCharleston International Airport
Amtrak Acela Express+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Acela Express
BWI Airport ShuttleBWI Airport Shuttle
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines
Amtrak Northeast Regional+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak Northeast Regional
Metro Washington DCMetro Washington DC
JetBlue AirwaysJetBlue Airways
Amtrak+1 1-800-872-7245Amtrak
HGT BusHGT Bus
Starline BusStarline Bus
Greyhound USA+1 214-849-8100Greyhound USA
South Eastern Stages+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750South Eastern Stages
Charleston Area RTACharleston Area RTA