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There are 9 ways to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville by bus, plane, shuttle, 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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Bus to Charlotte, fly to Charlottesville  •  4h 11m

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

$218 - $431

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Bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Richmond, Va 1008
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va 1511 / ...

$47 - $110

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  4h 23m

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

Fly Columbia to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  5h 43m

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

Fly Charleston to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  6h 21m

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

Train, bus  •  7h 55m

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

Bus via Fayetteville, Nc  •  9h 35m

  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

Train  •  10h 2m

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

$99 - $235

Drive  •  6h

  1. Drive from Florence to Charlottesville 364 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $440 and takes 4h 11m.

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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 Richmond, Va. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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

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

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

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville is to bus which takes 9h 20m and costs $45 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 10h 2m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 321.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Florence to Charlottesville via Richmond, Va in around 9h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Charlottesville via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Columbia to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Washington Dulles via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Columbia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Charleston to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Washington Dulles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 Florence Amtrak Station to Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
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 Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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 Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
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 Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
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
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
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Richmond Staples Mill Road Amtrak Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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 Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
Bus from Florence, Sc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65

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

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

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

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

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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

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

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There are 89+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Greenville/Spartanburg Airport is to taxi which takes 18m and costs $35 - $45.

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