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How to find cheap flights to Charleston?

The cheapest prices found with in the last 7 days for return flights were C$276 and C$225 for one-way flights to Charleston for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
EWR Charleston 26 Jul. - 28 Jul. C$276
EWR Charleston 26 Jul. - 28 Jul. C$276
DCA Charleston 20 Jul. - 27 Jul. C$412
*Prices include taxes and fees

Your guide to flights to Charleston, SC

Delta, United fly to Charleston, so use Travelocity to search, find, and compare some truly tempting deals from the 2 airlines—that way you can be sure you’ve found the best deal for you. A flight to Charleston SC currently costs between C$276 and C$412. Prices vary, but for the best fares, travel in January when prices are at their lowest.  

Top tips for finding cheap flights to Charleston  

The cheapest flight for a round trip to Charleston is currently C$276. When you search for flights to Charleston, enter your preferred travel dates then click on ‘flexible dates’ to compare cheap flight tickets to Charleston for nearby days.  The cheapest month to travel to Charleston is August from our list of deals available.  

But if you’re flexible about when you travel, you can find great deals on flights across the year. If you’re planning a vacation, you can save more on Travelocity when you bundle flights with car rental and hotel bookings, too. Many airlines currently offer flexible booking options, so look for flights offering no change fees.   

How to cancel flights to Charleston 

We know plans change, that’s why at Travelocity, we make it as easy as possible for you to cancel or amend your plane tickets. Go to My Trips, enter your itinerary number, then follow the instructions. Many airlines let you cancel flights online free of charge if you booked it in the last 24 hours. Visit Customer Service for more advice.  

Why you should book your flight to Charleston with Travelocity 

We have top deals on plane tickets even for last minute flights to Charleston, so you can simply type in your travel dates and compare our best prices. Booking with Travelocity means you get flexible cancellation options, 24/7 support, and, thanks to our Price Match Promise, if the airfare drops after you book, you can get a refund! Whether you’re planning a business trip, weekend getaway, or a family vacation—let Travelocity get you to Charleston for less. 

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FAQs about Charleston Flights

Can I catch a flight to Charleston at the moment?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where to go for up-to-date info about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements for passengers flying in to Charleston.

Which airlines fly to Charleston?

Locked in the dates for your escape to Charleston? With 9 airline companies servicing this city, you're sure to find a flight that fits with your travel plans. These are some of the top carriers:

  • American Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Delta
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to Charleston, please visit our Customer Service Portal.

What airport is best to fly into Charleston?

There's no need to look up flight options into multiple airports when traveling to Charleston. Charleston Intl. Airport (CHS) is the city's sole airport, and is located 14 kilometers from the downtown area.

Where to stay in Charleston

Get your Charleston vacation off to a flying start by securing your accommodations through Travelocity. You'll find no less than 2,529 options to pick from, all within a short commute of the downtown area.

You're on vacation! Why not indulge in a couple of nights of luxury? If you want service fit for royalty and soft, silky sheets, lock in a room at the Planters Inn or the Charleston Place, A Belmond Hotel, Charleston. On the other hand, you don't plan a trip away to stay in your room all week. If you're after a more wallet-friendly option, consider the Days Inn by Wyndham Charleston Historic District or the Days Inn by Wyndham Mt Pleasant-Charleston-Patriots Point.

Places to visit in Charleston

If you're in the mood for some serious sightseeing, spend some time at USS Yorktown. This significant attraction is well worth visiting.

If you're in the mood for a bit of shopping, Charleston City Market is a great place to spend an hour or two. Want some more ideas? Patriots Point boasts memorabilia, scale vessels and photographs that speak to the oceanic history of the area. And that's not all. Toss the ball around with the family and explore your green surroundings at Waterfront Park. You can even pack a picnic and make an afternoon of it.

How to get through airport security fast when traveling to Charleston

If you like the thought of spending more time at the airport bars and restaurants and less time moving through security on your way to Charleston, follow these helpful tips:

  • Security staff will request to see your passport and boarding pass upon arrival. Have them in an accessible place, so they're ready for inspection.
  • Take off your shoes, belt and jewellery before approaching security. Items like these are not permitted in the body scanner.
  • Electronic items such as tablets, laptops and phones will need to be put through the X-ray machine separately. Be sure you can get to them quickly.
  • Flying with a new cologne? As long as it's no greater than 3.4 ounces (161 kilometerslliliters) and it's stored in a clear zip-lock bag, you can keep it with you in your carry-on luggage.
  • Loosen your shoelaces before entering the body scanner. Depending on the type of shoes you've got on, security may tell you to remove them.
  • The list of prohibited items is forever changing. Check with your airline's official website to find out what is not allowed on board their flights.

Flights To Charleston

Are you dreaming of a vacation that’s part historic, part elegance, and all charming? How about one of the oldest cities in the United States? If you want to steep yourself in good old-fashioned Southern hospitality, look no further than flights to Charleston, South Carolina. Spend your days exploring Charleston's historic downtown, strolling on brick-lined sidewalks past antebellum mansions. Or, take a horse-drawn carriage ride through the beautiful Battery. The moss-laden oak trees and cobblestone streets are just what you’ve been dreaming of. And Travelocity’s spectacular flight deals to Charleston are just what your bank account is dreaming of, too.

Transportation from CHS

If your Charleston flight gets in late or you’re just feeling knackered, book one of the hotels near Charleston International Airport (CHS) to utilize the hotels' free airport transfers to get a little R&R before your adventure begins. If you’d rather get straight downtown, you can get there in a taxi or a pre-booked shuttle, which you’ll find outside the baggage claim area. At the Rental Car Pavilion, which is located in the baggage claim area, you can book a rental car at any one of five agencies. Located curbside by the baggage claim is the CARTA, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority, which provides bus services to downtown Charleston and many other locations within the city.

Hotels in Charleston

Finding your perfect Charleston airfare isn’t the end of the story, of course. Charleston hotels await, ready to provide all of the convenience, elegance, and friendly Southern service you expect.

  • Belmond Charleston Place is the hotel of choice for those who want to experience the opulent mansion lifestyle for themselves. This five-star hotel has an award-winning restaurant, spa, and everything else the luxury traveler requires.
  • The Mills House Wyndham Grand Hotel has four stars, but it is nearly as extravagant as its five-star cousins. It is also just a relaxing half-mile stroll to The Battery, through the quaint streets of historic Charleston.
  • The Francis Marion Hotel is also ideal for those who enjoy a good promenade. You will be just a half mile from Liberty Square, where you can pick up the ferry to Fort Sumter.
  • King Charles Inn will entice history buffs who also enjoy the hunt for that perfect souvenir. Pick up coveted sweetgrass baskets at Historic Charleston City Market to bring back to all your friends.

Things to Do Near PHL

Your Charleston plane tickets aren’t just your gateway to amazing hotel amenities and downtown attractions; they’re also your ticket to fun right outside the airport doors. Whether you have a long layover or just can’t wait to get out there and explore, you’ll find all sorts of revelry here:

  • Magnolia Plantation and Gardens not only claims the title of "Charleston's Most Visited Plantation," it was also voted one of "America's Most Beautiful Gardens" by Travel + Leisure Magazine—the only garden in South Carolina that made it onto this venerated list. It’s been open to the public since 1870, making it the oldest public garden in the country. And if you care not for all of these accolades and distinctions, just let the history and beauty impress you instead.
  • Drayton Hall sits just east of Magnolia Plantation, it’s grand façade overseeing rolling green lawns and stands of weeping willows. Where Magnolia Plantation is romantic and fanciful, Drayton Hall is stately and elegant, preserved in near-perfect condition since the 1750s. As you tour the grounds, let the past envelop you along with gentle breezes on the portico. Surely you will leave not only with memories to last a lifetime, but also a sense of the importance of the history that happened here, and throughout America during these times.

Let Charleston Charm You

You may desire the laid-back atmosphere of a getaway to the American South, but that doesn’t mean you should rest on your laurels when it comes to booking your airfares. You’ll always find the cheapest flights to Charleston right here on Travelocity. Book today, and you just may begin feeling the relaxation before you even arrive.

How to find cheap flights

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Airfares offered on Wednesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2020. Purchasing your airfares on a Thursday or Friday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.


What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average. Airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2020 were most expensive for Saturday departures.


How far in advance can you book a flight?

Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2020 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 2 weeks to 3 months prior to their travel dates.


How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2020 saved close to 60% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.