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

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Bus, fly to Charleston  •  4h 1m

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

$210 - $1,127

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Bus, fly to Beckley  •  4h 5m

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

$58 - $90

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Bus, fly to Ashland  •  4h 16m

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

$172 - $840

Bus, fly to Pittsburgh  •  4h 31m

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

$223 - $396

Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Columbia, SC Fayetteville
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, Sc to Charleston, Wv 1090 / ...

$59 - $129

Train  •  17h 38m

  1. Take the train from Florence Amtrak Station to Alexandria Amtrak Station Palmetto / ...
  2. Take the train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station Cardinal

$125 - $340

Drive  •  6h 45m

  1. Drive from Florence to Charleston 374.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from South Carolina to West Virginia is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from South Carolina to West Virginia is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $1,200 and takes 4h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Carolina to West Virginia. However, there are services departing from Florence, SC and arriving at Charleston, Wv via Columbia, Sc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from South Carolina station to West Virginia station. However, there are services departing from Florence Amtrak Station and arriving at Charleston Amtrak Station via Alexandria Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 38m.

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The distance between South Carolina and West Virginia is 334 miles. The road distance is 374.5 miles.

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The best way to get from South Carolina to West Virginia without a car is to bus which takes 11h 10m and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from South Carolina to West Virginia, including transfers.

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South Carolina to West Virginia bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, depart from Florence, SC station.

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

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The best way to get from South Carolina to West Virginia is to bus which takes 11h 10m and costs $55 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $340 and takes 17h 38m.

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Map of how to get from South Carolina to West Virginia.
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  • Distance: 333.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between South Carolina, USA and West Virginia, USA?

You can take a bus from Florence to Charleston via Columbia, SC and Columbia, Sc in around 11h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Florence to Charleston via Alexandria Amtrak Station in around 17h 38m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Charlotte to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Charlotte to Ashland
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Charlotte to Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Corporate Flight Management
Website
contouraviation.com
Flights from Charlotte to Beckley
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Charlotte to Pittsburgh via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Charlotte to Pittsburgh via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
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 Alexandria Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Room
$280 - $390
Train from Alexandria Amtrak Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
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
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 Columbia, Sc to Charleston, Wv
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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The quickest flight from Charlotte Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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South Carolina to West Virginia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Charleston, Wv station.

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South Carolina to West Virginia train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between South Carolina to West Virginia is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6h 45m to drive from South Carolina to West Virginia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Charlotte Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in West Virginia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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