How to Reach Charleston, South Carolina

The Easiest Way to Reach Charleston


  • By Air: The Charleston International Airport is the one and only in the city. It connects the city with the rest of US and also with other countries.
  • By Car: Car is also a good option if you are on a road trip. The US Highway 17 or the Interstate 526 links the city main to the main highways of other cities.
  • By Train: The Amtrak Station is the nearest and is located in Downtown area a few miles away from the main square.
  • By Bus: The Greyhound Terminal is the most popular and convenient if you choose to get in or out by means of bus way.


  • By Bus: Gray Line transportation offers a wide range of bus tours for everyone and also at reasonable prices.
  • By Car: Cars are available but quite expensive for city tours.
  • By Water Taxis: These are an interesting option if you would like to explore the city by means of water transport.
  • Other Public Transport: This includes shuttles and taxis.
  • By Foot: A very good part about exploring this city is that you can even choose to walk along the many alleys and gateways that are short cut routes connecting one place to another. These are economical as well as comfortable and convenient for many.

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Modes of Transportation in Charleston

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Charleston. The most preferred mode of transport in Charleston is Car.

Average distance: 20.53 km Average time: 35.08 min

  • Car 84.62%
    Driving 31 min Overall average time for 21.67 kms 31 min
  • Walking 7.69%
    Walking 60 min Driving 20 min Overall average time for 8.05 kms 80 min
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