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There are 7 ways to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  10h 26m

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

$91 - $233

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Bus  •  13h 44m

  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

$78 - $173

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak 439.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Tampa to Charleston  •  6h 57m

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

$105 - $258

Amtrak Thruway to Sarasota/Bradenton, fly to Charleston  •  8h 31m

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
  2. Fly from Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) to Charleston (CHS) SRQ - CHS

$193 - $248

Fly Tampa to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  10h 3m

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

$256 - $388

Fly Tampa to Savannah, train  •  9h 43m

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

$229 - $1,074

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is to fly which costs $100 - $260 and takes 6h 57m.

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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 13h 44m.

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

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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 10h 26m and costs $90 - $240.

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It takes approximately 10h 26m 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, arrive at Tampa Union Station.

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The best way to get from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak is to train which takes 10h 26m and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $180 and takes 13h 44m, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 6h 57m.

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

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 Station in around 10h 26m. 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 13h 44m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Miami
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $450
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $480
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $500
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Tampa to Savannah via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Cleveland
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Latrobe
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tampa to Myrtle Beach via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Tampa to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Sarasota/Bradenton to Charleston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
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 Tampa Union Station to Jacksonville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
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 Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
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 Station to Charleston Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
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
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Jacksonville, Fl
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Jacksonville, Fl to Savannah, Ga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Tampa, FL to Bradenton, FL
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Tampa Airport to Charleston Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 34m 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 7h 39m to drive from Tampa to Charleston Amtrak.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Tampa Airport to Charleston Airport.

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