There are 6 ways to get from Phoenix to Charleston by plane, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Charleston  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Charleston (CHS) PHX - CHS

$227 - $487

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston

$224 - $518

4 alternative options

Fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  11 h 9 min

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

$274 - $652

Fly to Columbia, bus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Columbia (CAE) PHX - CAE
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston

$305 - $797

Bus, train  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
  2. Take the train from Benson Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston

$301 - $791

Drive  •  34 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Charleston 2164.3 miles

$210 - $310

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Charleston is to fly which costs $220 - $490 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Charleston is to fly which costs $220 - $490 and takes 8 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Charleston via Dallas, Tx, Peachtree St @ Alabama St and Atlanta, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0 h.

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The distance between Phoenix and Charleston is 1864 miles. The road distance is 2164.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0 h and costs $220 - $550.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Phoenix to Charleston, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Charleston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Charleston is to fly which takes 8 h 8 min and costs $220 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $550 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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There is no direct flight from Phoenix Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Charleston.
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  • Distance: 1864.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Charleston via Dallas, Tx, Atlanta, Ga, Peachtree St @ Alabama St, Peachtree St Sw @ Brotherton Transportation Mall, and Atlanta, GA in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Indianapolis, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Flights from Phoenix to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
11 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Phoenix to Columbia via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,100
Flights from Phoenix to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Benson Amtrak to Longview Amtrak
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$300 - $430
Business Coach Seat
$350 - $500
Room
$650 - $900
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 Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to Charleston
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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 Phoenix, Az to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
22 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $170
Flexible
$190 - $250
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Benson
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Longview, Tx to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$130 - $170

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