There are 9 ways to get from Williamsburg 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 Newport News  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Newport News (PHF) to Charleston (CHS) PHF - CHS

$288 - $1,428

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Williamsburg to Richmond, Va
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh, NC to Charleston, SC

$79 - $144

7 alternative options

Bus to Norfolk, fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Williamsburg to Norfolk, Va
  2. Fly from Norfolk (ORF) to Charleston (CHS) ORF - CHS

$307 - $1,373

Train to Reagan Washington, fly  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Charleston (CHS) DCA - CHS

$185 - $561

Train to Richmond, fly  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
  2. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Charleston (CHS) RIC - CHS

$255 - $808

Train, train to Baltimore, fly  •  8 h 7 min

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

$299 - $971

Train, drive  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
  3. Drive from Yemassee Amtrak to Charleston

$146 - $381

Bus via Florence  •  12 h 58 min

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

$88 - $182

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Williamsburg to Charleston 468.2 miles

$45 - $70

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

American Airlines and Delta fly from Williamsburg to Charleston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Williamsburg to Charleston via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Fayetteville, Nc, Florence, Sc, Florence, Charleston, SC, and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave in around 12 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newport News to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Baltimore to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Norfolk to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Charleston
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Richmond to Charleston via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Alexandria Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Richmond Main Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $180
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Train from Williamsburg Amtrak to Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Richmond Staples Mill Amtrak to Yemassee Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $420
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Williamsburg to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Williamsburg to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Richmond, Va to Raleigh, Nc
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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 3 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Williamsburg and Charleston is 579 km. The road distance is 749 km.

The cheapest way to get from Williamsburg to Charleston is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 7 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Williamsburg to Charleston is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $300 - $1,400.

No, there is no direct bus from Williamsburg to Charleston. However, there are services departing from Williamsburg and arriving at Mary St / Meeting St via Richmond, Va, Raleigh, Nc, Fayetteville, Nc, Florence and Rivers Ave / Cosgrove Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Williamsburg to Charleston, including transfers.