Charleston to New York bus

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Charleston - New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Charleston to New York. Traveling by bus from Charleston to New York usually takes around 14 hours and 30 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance639 mi (1028 km)
Shortest duration14h 30m
Cheapest price$110.00
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceWanda Coach
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Charleston to New York

(Based on 10 ratings and reviews)




December 29, 2023- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: The timing and pricing. Cons: Continue to do what you do. Tips: Get there on time and respect everyone how you would like to be respected.



October 23, 2023- Solo travel

Wanda Coach

Pros: My son arrived safely, bus was on time Bus was clean, driver drove safely. Tips: Arrive before bus departure, ensure all food items needed are. With you. Ensure someone knows your traveling on the bus.



July 16, 2023- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: Cheap. Cons: Security and clean and check restrooms. Tips: Sit In the front if you can don't travel alone.



February 7, 2023- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: I was able to arrange passage timely. I arrived early at my destination. Tips: Travel often with company.



July 26, 2022- Visiting family

Wanda Coach

Pros: How quick it was. Cons: Wifi on bus.

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What bus companies travel from Charleston to New York?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Charleston to New York. Wanda Coach is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Wanda Coach114h 30m$110.00
  • Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 1 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $110 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Charleston and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 639 miles from Charleston to New York. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to New York, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

There is usually only one bus per day from Charleston to New York. It leaves the station in Charleston at 8:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Charleston to New York. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

City Information


An idyllic city with quaint moss-covered and time-washed buildings, Charleston offers plenty of scenic sights and culturally significant destinations to explore. The highlights of this amazing city are its cobblestone streets and hauntingly beautiful mansions (some are even rumored to be actually haunted). The best way to enjoy these timeless relics is to take a walking tour around town, with or without a local guide. As you enjoy your walking tour, don’t miss out on the chance to explore The Battery, which features some of the most photogenic spots in the entire city. This quarter used to be the center of all maritime activities in the city, but it is now a famous tourist area. The nearby White Point Garden, which houses interesting Civil War-era relics, is also a great destination.

Charleston is a top foodie destination, being quite famous for its Southern staples. The best places to indulge in these Southern delicacies are Husk and Magnolias. If you crave some seafood, Hyman’s Seafood is a local favorite. Plus, Charleston's nightlife makes it a great destination for bachelorette parties.

The main bus station in the city is located on Rivers Ave. The city’s main airport is the Charleston International Airport, 12 miles northwest of downtown.

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charleston?

Main departure station: 6195 Rivers Ave

Several carriers serve the bus station at 6195 Rivers Ave in North Charleston, including Amtrak, Greyhound, and Southeastern Stages. Buses travel onwards to destinations including Columbia, Atlanta, and Myrtle Beach. Although the bus station doesn't have amenities, it's conveniently located just a short drive from central Charleston. There are also a bunch of restaurants nearby, including Subway, Burger King, an All-Day Buffet, a small shopping center, and a dollar store.

All bus stations in Charleston:

  • 6195 Rivers Ave

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Main arrival station: 95 Canal St

All buses from Charleston arrive at one main station in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 95 Canal St

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