There are 8 ways to get from Rochester 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 from Rochester  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Charleston (CHS) ROC - CHS

$236 - $1,026

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  34 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Columbia
  3. Take the bus from Columbia to Charleston, SC

$127 - $197

6 alternative options

Bus to Buffalo, fly  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Charleston (CHS) BUF - CHS

$298 - $604

Train, bus Starline Bus  •  23 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - 95 Canal St. to Charleston, SC - C & W Super Buffet

$201 - $315

Train, drive  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
  4. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$191 - $515

Train, bus via Raleigh, NC  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC

$194 - $462

Bus Greyhound USA  •  28 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Savannah, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC

$130 - $306

Drive  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Charleston 913.4 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochester to Charleston is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 15 h 46 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Rochester to Charleston is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs $230 - $1,100.

More details

The distance between Rochester and Charleston is 1172 km. The road distance is 1462 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Rochester to Charleston, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Rochester to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Rochester, NY and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via New York, Ny, Savannah, GA and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 51 min.

More details

What companies run services between Rochester, NY, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rochester to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochester to Charleston via New York, NY, New York, Ny, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 28 h 51 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Charleston via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Charleston via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Coach Seat
$220 - $310
Room
$440 - $600
Train from Rochester Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Raleigh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Rochester, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from New York, Ny to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$70 - $120
Flexible
$130 - $180
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 Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from New York to Columbia
Ave. Duration
18 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
us.megabus.com

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