There are 11 ways to get from Princeton to Charleston by plane, train, bus 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 from Trenton-Mercer  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Trenton-Mercer (TTN) to Charleston (CHS) TTN - CHS

$253 - $981

Cheapest option

Bus via Raleigh, NC  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St 409
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
  3. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc
  4. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC

$102 - $206

9 alternative options

Train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charleston (CHS) EWR - CHS

$188 - $853

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charleston (CHS) PHL - CHS

$258 - $916

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Charleston (CHS) JFK - CHS

$163 - $704

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charleston (CHS) LGA - CHS

$192 - $853

Train to Baltimore, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charleston (CHS) BWI - CHS

$241 - $824

Train, drive  •  15 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak Palmetto
  2. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$109 - $303

Bus Starline Bus  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet Star Line Express / ...

$124 - $145

Train, bus  •  21 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah to Charleston, SC 0987 / ...

$126 - $354

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Charleston 724.2 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Charleston is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton to Charleston is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $250 - $1,000.

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The distance between Princeton and Charleston is 964 km. The road distance is 1159 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Princeton to Charleston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Nassau St At Palmer Square and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via S Warren St At W State St, Philadelphia, Pa, Washington, Dc, Raleigh, NC and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Frontier Airlines flies from Princeton to Charleston 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton to Charleston via New York Port Authority, Times Sq - 42 St, Canal St, New York, NY - 95 Canal St., Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, and Charleston Airport in around 17 h 53 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Trenton-Mercer to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$420 - $600
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Savannah Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Business Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Room
$430 - $600
Bus operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from S Warren St At W State St to Market St At 8Th St
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Coach USA
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Princeton, NJ - Nassau St to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
us.megabus.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
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Washington, Dc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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