Travel from Atlanta to North Charleston

Train
$261
1d 7h 47min
347 lb of CO2
Flight
$322
5h 49min
524 lb of CO2

Atlanta to North Charleston Flights

There are 1 airports — ATL — that make sense to fly out of from Atlanta and 1 airports — CHS — to access North Charleston. The best deals are usually found by flying out of ATL.

Southwest Airlines offers flights from ATL to CHS.

The cheapest way by air is via Southwest Airlines and flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Charleston Afb Intl (CHS). Southwest Airlines flies from Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Intl (ATL) to Charleston Afb Intl (CHS) and is the quickest flight to get you from Atlanta to North Charleston.Out of the 4 total modes of travel to North Charleston from Atlanta, a flight is the quickest method.
Bus
$36
7h 9min
43 lb of CO2
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Drive
$35
4h 42min
54 lb of CO2

Drive from Atlanta to North Charleston

It's 263 miles between Atlanta to North Charleston. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 42min and 4h 56min from Atlanta to North Charleston under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 5h 10min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to North Charleston by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $35.

What is the best way to travel from Atlanta to North Charleston?

The are 7 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Atlanta to North Charleston. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Atlanta towards Charleston, as it is the cheapest to North Charleston. It's common to find tickets for as low as $36. Greyhound operates from Atlanta to North Charleston, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Atlanta to North Charleston?

On your trip from Atlanta to North Charleston, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Atlanta to North Charleston SC - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Atlanta to North Charleston. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to North Charleston is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Atlanta/North Charleston buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Atlanta is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Atlanta GA and North Charleston during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Atlanta to North Charleston? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of North Charleston traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to North Charleston is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Atlanta to North Charleston?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Atlanta to North Charleston is by bus. The bus costs $36 roughly and will take 12 hours.

Does Amtrak go from Atlanta to North Charleston?

Yes, Amtrak has serivce between Atlanta area and North Charleston, but there is no direct route. In total, it will take roughly 1 day 7 hours 47 minutes. We recommend catching the train at ATL Atlanta Amtrak, which is about 4 miles from Atlanta. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at NYP New York City.

How long does it take from Atlanta to North Charleston by car?

The total distance between Atlanta and North Charleston is 263 miles and will take you about 4 hours 42 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $35.

Atlanta to North Charleston Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $36
Fastest Way Flight — 5h 49min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 40 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — train, flight, bus and by car
Distance 262 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Southwest Airlines, Southeastern Stages

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound from Atlanta to North Charleston
Greyhound
Bus company
1 routes
Amtrak from Atlanta to North Charleston
Amtrak
Train company
19015 routes
Southwest Airlines from Atlanta to North Charleston
Southwest Airlines
Airline
283 routes
Southeastern Stages from Atlanta to North Charleston
Southeastern Stages
Bus company
25 routes