There are 7 ways to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville by plane, shuttle, 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 Charlotte to Charlottesville  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Charlottesville (CHO) CLT - CHO

$288 - $513

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$54 - $127

5 alternative options

Fly Columbia to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Washington Dulles (IAD) CAE - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Washington Dulles (IAD) GSP - IAD
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Train, bus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
  3. Take the train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Charlottesville Amtrak

$99 - $235

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Florence to Charlottesville 364 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Charlottesville, Va via Fayetteville, Nc and Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from South Carolina to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak and Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

More details

The distance between South Carolina and Charlottesville is 321 miles. The road distance is 364 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

South Carolina to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Florence Amtrak station.

More details

The best way to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 1 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 4 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 10 h 2 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

South Carolina to Charlottesville bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charlottesville, Va station.

More details

Map of how to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 321.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Rock Hill to Charlottesville every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Florence to Charlottesville via Fayetteville, Nc and Richmond, Va in around 8 h 4 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Columbia to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $340
Train from Florence Amtrak to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Selma-Smithfield Amtrak to Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Greensboro Galyon Transportation Center to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.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 Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

South Carolina to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Charlottesville is 364 miles. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from South Carolina to Charlottesville.

Get driving directions

American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

Search flights

Book your South Carolina to Charlottesville train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your South Carolina to Charlottesville bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

Search and book

There are 81+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from South Carolina to Charlotte Airport is to taxi which takes 35 min and costs .

More details