There are 8 ways to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak Silver Star
  2. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Silver Meteor

$91 - $233

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
  3. Take the bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga
  4. Take the bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC

$76 - $168

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Bus, train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl 1002 / ...
  2. Take the train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak Silver Meteor

$76 - $188

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak 439.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Tampa to Charleston  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Charleston (CHS) TPA - CHS

$105 - $258

Bus to Sarasota/Bradenton, fly to Charleston  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
  2. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Charleston (CHS) SRQ - CHS

$208 - $278

Fly Tampa to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) TPA - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$257 - $388

Fly Tampa to Savannah, train  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tampa (TPA) to Savannah (SAV) TPA - SAV
  2. Take the train from Savannah Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak

$229 - $1,074

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $100 - $260 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Tampa, Fl and arriving at Rivers Ave / Durant Ave via Orlando, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, Savannah, GA, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr and N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak. However, there are services departing from Tampa Amtrak and arriving at Charleston Amtrak via Jacksonville Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Tampa and Charleston Amtrak is 373 miles. The road distance is 439.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak without a car is to train which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak, including transfers.

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Tampa to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Tampa, Fl station.

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Tampa to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Tampa Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is to train which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $170 and takes 10 h 35 min, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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Map of how to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak.
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  • Distance: 372.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

What companies run services between Tampa, FL, USA and Charleston Amtrak, SC, USA?

You can take a train from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak via Jacksonville Amtrak in around 10 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak via Orlando, Fl, Jacksonville, Fl, Savannah, Ga, Savannah, GA, Charleston, SC, Dorchester Rd / South Allen Dr, N. Charleston SuperStop on Cosgrove Ave, N. Charleston SuperStop on Rivers Ave, and Rivers Ave / Durant Ave in around 10 h 35 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Miami
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Houston
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Latrobe
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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 Tampa Amtrak to Jacksonville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Jacksonville Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Savannah Amtrak to Charleston Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 Tampa, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Tampa, Fl to Sarasota, Fl
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Savannah, GA to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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There is no direct flight from Tampa Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 38 min and has one stopover.

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Tampa to Charleston Amtrak bus services, operated by South Eastern Stages, arrive at Charleston, SC station.

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Tampa to Charleston Amtrak train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charleston Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is 439 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to drive from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak.

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United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Charleston Airport.

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