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There are 8 ways to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Charleston (CHS) FLL - CHS

$80 - $241

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Bus  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl 3783 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Orlando, Fl to Florence, Sc 1008

$67 - $172

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Fly West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Charlotte, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach (PBI) to Charlotte (CLT) PBI - CLT
  2. Take the bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride

$158 - $390

Train to Miami, fly to Charleston  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Charleston (CHS) MIA - CHS

$88 - $261

Train to Fort Lauderdale, fly to Charlotte, bus  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
  2. Fly from Fort Lauderdale (FLL) to Charlotte (CLT) FLL - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride

$159 - $386

Train to Miami, fly to Charlotte, bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Station to Miami Airport Station
  2. Fly from Miami (MIA) to Charlotte (CLT) MIA - CLT
  3. Take the bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride

$152 - $466

Train  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Florence Amtrak Station Silver Meteor

$95 - $280

Drive  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Drive from West Palm Beach to Florence 592.3 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina is to train and fly which costs $80 - $250 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Palm Beach to South Carolina. However, there are services departing from West Palm Beach, Fl and arriving at Florence, Sc via Orlando, Fl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Palm Beach Amtrak Station station and arriving at Florence Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between West Palm Beach and South Carolina is 485 miles. The road distance is 592.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina without a car is to train which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $95 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina, including transfers.

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West Palm Beach to South Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from West Palm Beach, Fl station.

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West Palm Beach to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at West Palm Beach Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina is to train which takes 13 h 15 min and costs $95 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from West Palm Beach to South Carolina.
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  • Distance: 485.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between West Palm Beach, FL, USA and South Carolina, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from West Palm Beach to Florence once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $280 and the journey takes 13 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from West Palm Beach to Florence via Orlando, Fl in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Miami to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Miami to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via Tampa
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via Orlando
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via Charleston
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via North Eleuthera
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from West Palm Beach/Palm Beach to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Miami to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Miami to Charlotte via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Fort Lauderdale to Charlotte via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Train operators
Brightline
Phone
+1 305-521-4800
Email
guestservices@gobrightline.com
Website
gobrightline.com
Train from West Palm Beach Station to Fort Lauderdale Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Book at
Brightline
SmartPlus
$15 - $21
Smart
$11 - $16
Select
$30 - $35
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 West Palm Beach Amtrak Station to Florence Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Business Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Room
$400 - $550
Bus operators
Charlotte Area Transit System
Phone
+1 704-336-7433
Email
telltransit@charlottenc.gov
Website
charlottenc.gov
Bus from Transit Center- Bay X to White Street Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
charlottenc.gov
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 West Palm Beach, Fl to Orlando, Fl
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Orlando, Fl to Florence, Sc
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$90 - $120

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The quickest flight from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Charleston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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West Palm Beach to South Carolina bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Florence, Sc station.

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West Palm Beach to South Carolina train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Florence Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Palm Beach to South Carolina is 592 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 38 min to drive from West Palm Beach to South Carolina.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Fort Lauderdale Airport to Charleston Airport.

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Book your West Palm Beach to South Carolina train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your West Palm Beach to South Carolina bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 19+ hotels available in South Carolina. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from West Palm Beach to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Airport is to bus which takes 10 min and costs $3.

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