Airlines That Fly Into Charleston International

Alaska Airlines

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)

Service Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.


Allegiant Airlines

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Indianapolis International Airport (IND)

Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)


American Airlines / US Airways

Charlotte Douglass International Airport (CLT)

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)

Miami International Airport (MIA)

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Reagan National Airport (DCA)


Delta Airlines

artsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL)

Logan International Airport (BOS)

Detroit Metro Airport (DTW)

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)


Frontier Airlines

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS)

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Denver International Airport (DEN)

Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport (MSP)

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN)

JetBlue Airlines

Logan International Airport (BOS)

Hollywood International Airport(FLL)

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Reagan National Airport (DCA)


Southwest Airlines

Baltimore Washington International (BWI)

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Dallas Love Field (DAL)

Denver International Airport (DEN)

Houston Hobby (HOU)

Nashville International Airport (BNA)

St. Louis Lambert (STL)


United Airlines

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Charleston is located 11 miles away from Charleston International Airport. Its easily accessible by car, bus, shuttle and taxi.

Car Rentals

Company Phone Toll Free
Alamo 843-556-1255 877-233-8749
Avis 843-767-7031 800-331-1212
Budget 843-767-7051 800-527-0700
Enterprise 843-767-4557 800-261-7331
Hertz 843-767-4550 800-654-3131
National 843-767-3078 800-227-7368
Off-site rentals
Company Phone Toll Free
Dollar 843-552-7534 877-233-8749
Thrifty 843-552-7534 800-847-4389

Taxis and Shuttles

Taxis and shuttles operate from 5 a.m. until 30 minutes after the last arriving flight, typically around 12:30 a.m.

All ground transportation is located in the center median outside baggage claim. In addition to airport taxi and shuttle services, hotel shuttles, public transportation, off-site rental car shuttles and ride share pickup is located in front of the terminal.

  • The Downtown Shuttle for downtown Charleston is $15 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes of request. The shuttle is a shared ride and may make other stops downtown, depending on the number of passengers.
  • Taxi service within 6 miles of the airport is $15 minimum fare for two people. For three or more passengers a fee of $7 per passenger will be charged.
  • All taxis are metered at $2.52 per mile up to two passengers. For three or more passengers a fee of $7 per passenger will be charged. All taxi and shuttles accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover credit cards. 


CARTA, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority, offers nonstop and express bus service to and from downtown Charleston and the airport via the Airport Express for $3.50 per person per trip.

Upon arrival downtown, CARTA offers the free Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) to numerous destinations, including The Citadel, Medical University of South Carolina, Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston Place, the South Carolina Aquarium and the corner of King and Broad streets.

The CARTA stop, which features a lighted and covered shelter, is located on the outside curb at the Baggage Claim end of the terminal.

The NASH schedule and hours of operations are online. Click here.

For more information, visit CARTA online at