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There are 9 ways to get from South Carolina to Boston 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.

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Fly Charleston to Boston  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Boston (BOS) CHS - BOS

$126 - $472

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  19h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to New York, Ny 1008
  2. Take the bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station Ny / ...

$84 - $220

7 alternative options

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Boston  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Boston (BOS) CLT - BOS

$95 - $437

Bus to Myrtle Beach, fly to Boston  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Myrtle Beach, SC
  2. Fly from Myrtle Beach (MYR) to Boston (BOS) MYR - BOS

$140 - $597

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Providence, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Providence (PVD) CLT - PVD
  3. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station

$147 - $673

Bus to Charlotte, fly to Manchester, I-93  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
  2. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Manchester (MHT) CLT - MHT
  3. Take the I-93 from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA

$171 - $630

Train  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela Express / ...

$212 - $593

Bus EastWest Bus  •  17h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York to Boston, MA New York

$97 - $99

Drive  •  14h 20m

  1. Drive from Florence to Boston 841.3 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Boston is to bus which costs $96 - $99 and takes 17h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Boston is to fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Boston, MA - South Station via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston South Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 55m.

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The distance between South Carolina and Boston is 791 miles. The road distance is 841.3 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Boston without a car is to train which takes 16h 55m and costs $210 - $600.

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It takes approximately 4h 37m to get from South Carolina to Boston, including transfers.

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South Carolina to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Florence, Sc station.

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South Carolina to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Boston is to fly which takes 4h 37m and costs $120 - $480. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $600 and takes 16h 55m, you could also bus, which costs $96 - $99 and takes 17h 54m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Boston.
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  • Distance: 790.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 37m

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from North Charleston to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Boston via New York Penn Station in around 16h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $900
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Providence
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Providence via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Manchester
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Manchester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Manchester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Providence via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Charlotte to Manchester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Charleston to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Providence via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Providence via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,800
Flights from Charlotte to Manchester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charleston to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Providence via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Charleston to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Boston
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Myrtle Beach to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Providence
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Room
$380 - $550
Bus operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from White Street Park and Ride to Johnson & Wales Way & 4th St
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from North Londonderry, NH - exit 5 to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com
EastWest Bus
Phone
4048498583
Website
eastwestbus.com
Bus from Florence, SC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
eastwestbus.com
Book at
eastwestbus.com
Lucky Star Bus
Phone
(888) 881-0887 / (617) 269-5468
Email
info@luckystarbus.com
Website
luckystarbus.com
Bus from New York to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
luckystarbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Florence, Sc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$120 - $160
Bus from New York, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from Charleston Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 12m.

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South Carolina to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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South Carolina to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Boston is 841 miles. It takes approximately 14h 20m to drive from South Carolina to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Charleston Airport to Boston Airport.

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