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There are 12 ways to get from Princeton to Charleston by bus, train, plane 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.

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Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charleston (CHS) PHL - CHS

$192 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus Starline Bus  •  18 h 4 min

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

$82 - $101

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Bus to New York La Guardia, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charleston (CHS) LGA - CHS

$164 - $837

Train to New York JFK, fly to Charleston  •  7 h 13 min

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

$150 - $861

Train to Newark, fly to Charleston  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Charleston (CHS) EWR - CHS

$158 - $847

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charleston  •  7 h 12 min

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

$218 - $802

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) PHL - MYR
  3. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$132 - $751

Train to Newark, fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) EWR - MYR
  3. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$128 - $744

Train, drive  •  14 h 42 min

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

$122 - $319

Train, bus  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC Savannah

$126 - $354

Bus Greyhound USA  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
  4. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$102 - $239

Drive  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Princeton to Charleston 724.2 miles

$70 - $110

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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 line 606 bus and train and fly which costs $190 - $800 and takes 6 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Charleston via New York, Ny, Fayetteville, Nc and Florence, SC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

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The distance between Princeton and Charleston is 603 miles. The road distance is 724.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Charleston without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 4 min and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Princeton to Charleston, including transfers.

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Princeton to Charleston bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Charleston is 724 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 6 min to drive from Princeton to Charleston.

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  • Distance: 602.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

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

You can take a bus from Princeton to Charleston via New York Port Authority, 42 St - Bryant Pk, East Broadway, New York, NY - 95 Canal St., Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet, and Rivers Ave / Credit Union Ln in around 18 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Newark to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
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 Amtrak Station to Savannah Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 16 min
Frequency
3 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Newark Liberty International Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
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 Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Fayetteville, NC to Florence, SC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.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
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 New York, Ny to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35

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Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Charleston Airport.

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