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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

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

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Fly Reagan Washington to Charleston  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) DCA - CHS

$85 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Columbia, SC
  2. Take the bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston Atlanta

$72 - $109

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Fly Washington Dulles to Charleston  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Charleston (CHS) IAD - CHS

$120 - $350

Train to Baltimore, fly to Charleston  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Charleston (CHS) BWI - CHS

$178 - $705

Fly Washington Dulles to Hilton Head, travel  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hilton Head (HHH) IAD - HHH
  2. Travel from Hilton Head to Fort Sumter National Monument

Fly Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) DCA - MYR
  2. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$223 - $701

Train to Baltimore, fly to Myrtle Beach, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Myrtle Beach (MYR) BWI - MYR
  3. Take the bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston

$141 - $800

Train, travel  •  12h 6m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Yemassee Amtrak Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Travel from Yemassee Amtrak to Fort Sumter National Monument

Bus via Richmond  •  15h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
  3. Take the bus from Florence, SC to Charleston

$78 - $114

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  14h 47m

  1. Drive from Washington to Scotland Wharf
  2. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  3. Travel from Jamestown to Fort Sumter National Monument

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument is to bus which costs $70 - $110 and takes 15h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument is to fly which costs $80 - $350 and takes 4h 21m.

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The distance between Washington and Fort Sumter National Monument is 456 miles.

The best way to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument without a car is to train and travel which takes 12h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument is to fly which takes 4h 21m and costs $80 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus via Richmond, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 15h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 36m.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Charleston Airport.

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There are 756+ hotels available in Fort Sumter National Monument. Prices start at $209 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument.
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  • Distance: 455.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Fort Sumter National Monument, SC, USA?

American Airlines, JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Fort Sumter National Monument via Richmond, Va, Florence, Sc, Florence, SC, and Charleston in around 15h 6m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hilton Head via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Baltimore to Myrtle Beach via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hilton Head
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Baltimore to Myrtle Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $110
First Class
$75 - $190
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
Bus operators
South Eastern Stages
Phone
+1 877.836.7607 / 404.591.2750
Email
info@sestages.com
Website
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Myrtle Beach, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Florence, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
Bus from Columbia, SC to Charleston
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
southeasternstages.com
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 Washington, Dc to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Richmond, Va to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Ferry operators
car ferry
Car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0

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