There are 6 ways to get from Towson to Charleston by plane, tram, train, subway, car or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Baltimore  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charleston (CHS) BWI - CHS

$167 - $627

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Raleigh, Nc 1051
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC 0972

$80 - $163

4 alternative options

Tram, train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) DCA - CHS

$166 - $537

Tram, train, subway to Washington Dulles, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
  2. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
  3. Take the subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
  4. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charleston (CHS) IAD - CHS

$152 - $563

Train, drive  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$93 - $255

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Towson to Charleston 586 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Towson to Charleston is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Towson to Charleston is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $160 - $650.

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The distance between Towson and Charleston is 795 km. The road distance is 938 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Towson to Charleston, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Towson to Charleston. However, there are services departing from YORK RD & PENNSYLVANIA AVE sb and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Raleigh, NC and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 11 min.

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What companies run services between Towson, MD, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

Southwest Airlines and American Airlines fly from Towson to Charleston every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Towson to Charleston via Um Medical Center On-Street Stop, GREENE ST & LOMBARD ST ns sb, HAINES ST & WARNER ST wb, Baltimore Downtown, Md, Raleigh, Nc, Raleigh, NC, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 20 h 11 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Tram from LUTHERVILLE & LT RAIL STAT sb to MT ROYAL AVE & LT RAIL STAT sb
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Train from PENN STATION MARC sb to NEW CARROLLTON MARC sb
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from NEW CARROLLTON station to ROSSLYN station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Baltimore Penn Station Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $85

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