There are 11 ways to get from South Carolina to California 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 Charlotte to San Diego  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to San Diego (SAN) CLT - SAN

$240 - $696

Cheapest option

Fly Charlotte to San Jose  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to San Jose (SJC) CLT - SJC

$222 - $747

9 alternative options

Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to San Diego (SAN) GSP - SAN

$298 - $1,045

Fly Charlotte to Los Angeles  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Los Angeles (LAX) CLT - LAX

$264 - $601

Fly Charlotte to San Francisco  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to San Francisco (SFO) CLT - SFO

$274 - $602

Fly Charlotte to Sacramento  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Sacramento (SMF) CLT - SMF

$300 - $645

Bus, Megabus  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the bus from Florence to Atlanta, GA
  2. Take the Megabus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Downtown Dallas
  3. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to El Monte, Ca

$256 - $505

Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
  3. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
  4. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca

$278 - $706

Train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$436 - $1,333

Bus, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
  4. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak

$384 - $1,172

Drive  •  38 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Los Angeles 2478.7 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to California is to drive which costs $240 - $360 and takes 38 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to California is to fly which costs $240 - $700 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and California is 2172 miles. The road distance is 2478.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from South Carolina to California, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to California. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Spring & 2nd via Savannah, Ga, Atlanta, Ga, St Louis, Mo and Main & 6th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina to California station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak and arriving at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak via Washington Union Station Amtrak and Chicago Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 22 h.

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What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and California, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Rock Hill to San Diego hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Los Angeles via Atlanta, GA, Garnett Station, Civic Center Station, Marta Civic Center Station - Nb, Downtown Dallas, Elm @ Cesar Chavez - W - Ns, Elm @ Field - W - Fs, Dallas, Tx, El Monte, Ca, and El Monte Station - Lower Level in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Nashville
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Houston
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to San Diego via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Francisco via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Sacramento via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to San Jose via Austin
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center Amtrak to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
46 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$440 - $650
Business Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Room
$900 - $1,300
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Downtown Dallas
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Dallas, Tx to El Monte, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $220
Flexible
$250 - $340
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Savannah, Ga to Atlanta, Ga
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Atlanta, Ga to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$170 - $280
Flexible
$330 - $440
Bus from Florence, Sc to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Greensboro, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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