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There are 9 ways to get from South Carolina to Dover by plane, 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.

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Fly Columbia to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Columbia (CAE) to Philadelphia (PHL) CAE - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$298 - $1,046

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Bus  •  15 h 38 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 Wilmington, De
  4. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib 301

$73 - $172

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Philadelphia (PHL) GSP - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$259 - $758

Fly Charlotte to Baltimore, train, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Baltimore (BWI) CLT - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$254 - $567

Fly Charlotte to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Philadelphia (PHL) CLT - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$226 - $559

Fly Charleston to Baltimore, train, bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Baltimore (BWI) CHS - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$220 - $820

Fly Charleston to Philadelphia, train, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Charleston (CHS) to Philadelphia (PHL) CHS - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib

$227 - $872

Train, bus  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av 301

$84 - $221

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Dover 495 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Dover is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Dover is to fly and train and bus which costs $250 - $600 and takes 5 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Dover. However, there are services departing from Florence, Sc and arriving at Federal St @ Water St Ib via Fayetteville, Nc, Richmond, Va and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 38 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and Dover is 469 miles. The road distance is 495 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Dover without a car is to train and bus which takes 12 h 39 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from South Carolina to Dover, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Columbia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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South Carolina to Dover bus services, operated by DART First State, arrive at Federal St @ Water St Ib station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Dover is 495 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from South Carolina to Dover.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Dover.
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  • Distance: 468.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Dover, DE, USA?

You can take a bus from Florence to Dover via Fayetteville, Nc, Richmond, Va, Wilmington, De, and Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French in around 15 h 38 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Newport News
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Wilmington
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Richmond
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Columbia
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Norfolk
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Greenville/Spartanburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Charleston to Baltimore via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Charleston to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbia to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Charlotte to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Charleston to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $350
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$50 - $140
First Class Seat
$110 - $150
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
DART First State
Phone
+1 800-652-3278
Website
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Federal St @ Water St Ib
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.com
Bus from Amtrak Station @ Ml King-French to Duke Of York St @ Legislative Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
dartfirststate.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
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
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Richmond, Va to Wilmington, De
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Columbia Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Dover. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Columbia Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $25 - $30.

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