There are 6 ways to get from Virginia Beach to Charleston by plane, bus, train or car

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 Norfolk  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Charleston (CHS) ORF - CHS

$294 - $1,348

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Raleigh, Nc 4845
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC 0972

$79 - $141

4 alternative options

Line 960 bus, line 961 bus, line 107 bus to Newport News, fly  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 960 bus from Parks & 19Th to Wood & Church
  2. Take the line 961 bus from Wood & Church to Newport News Transfer Center
  3. Take the line 107 bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Patrick Henry Mall
  4. Fly from Newport News (PHF) to Charleston (CHS) PHF - CHS

$289 - $1,429

Train, drive  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Petersburg Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
  3. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$145 - $384

Bus via Florence  •  14 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Norfolk, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
  4. Take the bus from Florence to Charleston, SC

$88 - $179

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Virginia Beach to Charleston 457.3 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Virginia Beach to Charleston is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Virginia Beach to Charleston is to fly which costs $290 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Virginia Beach and Charleston is 362 miles. The road distance is 457.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Virginia Beach to Charleston, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Virginia Beach to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Virginia Beach, Va and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Norfolk, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Fayetteville, Nc, Florence and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between Virginia Beach, VA, USA and Charleston, SC, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Virginia Beach to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Virginia Beach to Charleston via Norfolk, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Fayetteville, Nc, Florence, Sc, Florence, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 14 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Norfolk Amtrak to Petersburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Petersburg Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Hampton Roads Transit (HRT)
Website
gohrt.com
Bus from Parks & 19Th to Wood & Church
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Wood & Church to Newport News Transfer Center
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Bus from Newport News Transfer Center to Patrick Henry Mall
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
gohrt.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Norfolk, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to Fayetteville, Nc
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Fayetteville, Nc to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com

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