There are 9 ways to get from South Carolina to Gulf Shores by plane, taxi, car, bus or train

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 Charlotte to Pensacola, taxi  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Pensacola (PNS) CLT - PNS
  2. Take a taxi from Pensacola to Gulf Shores

$378 - $1,323

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Bus, taxi via Jacksonville, Fl  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, Sc to Jacksonville, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  4. Take a taxi from Pensacola, Fl to Gulf Shores

$182 - $328

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Fly Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola, taxi  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) to Pensacola (PNS) GSP - PNS
  2. Take a taxi from Pensacola to Gulf Shores

$316 - $1,172

Fly Charlotte to Mobile, drive  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Mobile (MOB) CLT - MOB
  2. Drive from Mobile to Gulf Shores

$274 - $1,102

Fly Charlotte to Valparaiso, drive  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Valparaiso (VPS) CLT - VPS
  2. Drive from Valparaiso to Gulf Shores

$286 - $1,205

Fly Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Gulfport/Biloxi (GPT) CLT - GPT
  2. Drive from Gulfport/Biloxi to Gulf Shores

$319 - $1,410

Bus, taxi  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Atlanta, Ga
  2. Take the bus from Marta Civic Center Station - Nb to Mobile, AL
  3. Take a taxi from Mobile, AL to Gulf Shores

$201 - $263

Train, bus, taxi  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
  4. Take a taxi from Pensacola, Fl to Gulf Shores

$209 - $399

Drive  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Gulf Shores 637.5 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The distance between South Carolina and Gulf Shores is 490 miles. The road distance is 637.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Gulf Shores without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 14 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from South Carolina to Gulf Shores, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Pensacola Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Gulf Shores is 1 h behind South Carolina. It is currently 9:28 AM in South Carolina and 8:28 AM in Gulf Shores.

Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Gulf Shores is 637 miles. It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to drive from South Carolina to Gulf Shores.

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American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Pensacola Airport.

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There are 2784+ hotels available in Gulf Shores. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Gulf Shores.
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  • Distance: 490.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Gulf Shores, AL, USA?

There is no direct connection from Rock Hill to Gulf Shores. However, you can take the taxi to Charlotte airport, fly to Pensacola, then take the taxi to Gulf Shores. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Greenville/Spartanburg airport, fly to Pensacola, then take the taxi to Gulf Shores.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Mobile via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Valparaiso via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Pensacola
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Charlotte to Mobile
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Charlotte to Valparaiso
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Pensacola via Nashville
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Greenville/Spartanburg to Pensacola via Houston
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Florence Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Florence, Sc to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $85
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Tallahassee, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Tallahassee, Fl to Pensacola, Fl
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Megabus
Other operators
Taxi from Pensacola to Gulf Shores
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Choice Taxi
Phone
+1 850-529-1806
Website
mychoicetaxi.com
Able Shuttle and Taxi
Phone
+1 850-607-0209
Website
pensacolaairportshuttle.co

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