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There are 7 ways to get from South Carolina to Meridian by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly to Jackson/Vicksburg, drive  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Jackson/Vicksburg (JAN) CLT - JAN
  2. Drive from Jackson/Vicksburg to Meridian

$266 - $494

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Bus South Eastern Stages  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Atlanta, Ga Fayetteville
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, Ga to Meridian, Ms 1523 / ...

$68 - $135

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Fly to Birmingham, train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Charlotte (CLT) to Birmingham (BHM) CLT - BHM
  2. Take the train from Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Meridian Union Station

$215 - $1,048

Fly to Gulfport/Biloxi, drive  •  7 h 45 min

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

$253 - $1,334

Bus via Savannah, Ga  •  15 h 10 min

  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 Meridian, Ms

$82 - $203

Train  •  22 h 18 min

  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 Meridian Union Station

$159 - $415

Drive  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Florence to Meridian 584.5 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to Meridian is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to Meridian is to fly and drive which costs $260 - $500 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to Meridian. However, there are services departing from Florence, SC and arriving at Meridian, Ms via Atlanta, Ga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to Meridian station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at Meridian Union Station via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 18 min.

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The distance between South Carolina and Meridian is 490 miles. The road distance is 584.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Meridian without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 35 min and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from South Carolina to Meridian, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from South Carolina to Meridian is to bus which takes 12 h 35 min and costs $65 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $420 and takes 22 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to Meridian.
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  • Distance: 490.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and Meridian, MS, USA?

You can take a bus from Florence to Meridian via Atlanta, Ga in around 12 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Meridian via Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station and Greensboro Amtrak Station in around 22 h 18 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Charlotte to Jackson/Vicksburg via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $2,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Jackson/Vicksburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Charlotte to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Charlotte to Gulfport/Biloxi
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,700
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 Birmingham Intermodal Facility to Meridian Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Florence Amtrak Station to Selma-Smithfield Amtrak Station
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 Station to Greensboro Amtrak Station
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 Amtrak Station to Meridian Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Flexi Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $270
Room
$390 - $550
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.

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 Atlanta, Ga to Meridian, Ms
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Bus from Florence, Sc to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Jackson/Vicksburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 57 min.

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South Carolina to Meridian bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Meridian, Ms station.

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Meridian is 1 h behind South Carolina. It is currently 7:44 PM in South Carolina and 6:44 PM in Meridian.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to Meridian is 584 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 41 min to drive from South Carolina to Meridian.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Charlotte Airport to Jackson/Vicksburg Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Meridian. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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