Transportation To & Inside Charleston SC
By Airline To Charleston
South Carolina is connected to
the world by Charleston International Airport. Because of stepped-up
security precautions, allow adequate time when leaving or arriving. The
airport offers over 100 domestic and international flights daily. The
primary carriers are Continental, Delta, United and USAir.
Charleston International Airport
Amtrak Train To Charleston SC
Charleston is on Amtrak’s New York
to Miami route. Check with Amtrak for rates and train schedules.
By Vehicle To Charleston SC
Interstate 26 (I26) is the
major highway into Charleston. From Charlotte North Carolina, take I-77
south bound and connect to I26. From Atlanta, take I-20 west until it
intersects with I26. Then follow all signs to Charleston.
Public Transportation in the Charleston Area
The Charleston Area Regional
Transit Authority (CARTA) serves residents, visitors and vacationers
with scheduled bus service within Charleston as well as Mount Pleasant,
Sullivan’s Island, the Isle of Palms, North
Charleston, West Ashley, James Island, Hanahan and the Peninsula area.
Visit the CARTA
website forroutes and schedules.
Airline & Airport Info
Our visitors often use misspellings and abbreviations for Charleston,
South Carolina including Charlston, Carlina, SC, So Carolina, So Car. Users
also use Low Country or Lowcountry to describe Charleston.
Those words are included for user convenience.