How far is Charleston from Columbia?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Charleston and Columbia is 105.87 miles (170.38 km).

Flight distance from Charleston, SC to Columbia, SC is 105.87 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 13 minutes.

It takes 00 hours 12 minutes to travel from Charleston to Columbia with an airplane (average speed of 550 miles).

Driving distance

The driving distance from Charleston, South Carolina to Columbia, South Carolina is: 115.81 miles (186.38 km) by car.

Driving from Charleston to Columbia will take approximately 01 hours 51 minutes.

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#1 Charleston

City in Charleston County South Carolina, United States

Population 139714
GPS Coordinates 32°46'36"N 79°55'51"W
Latitude 32.7765700
Longitude -79.9309200
Altitude 6
Country United States
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#2 Columbia

Capital of South Carolina, United States

Population 132130
GPS Coordinates 34°0'3"N 81°2'5"W
Latitude 34.0007100
Longitude -81.0348100
Altitude 89
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Charleston and Columbia

The distance between Charleston and Columbia is 186 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 02 hours 04 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Charleston and Columbia. The current time is 13:38:20.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 51 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 53 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 18 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 55 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 39 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 32 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 26 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.47 liters (4.09 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Charleston and Columbia.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Charleston to Columbia is $16.76 (diesel $19.82).

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $4.102 (Diesel $4.849) /gallon. Last changed prices on August 08, 2022.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Charleston and Columbia (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Greer, SC to Charleston 216.87 miles (349 km)

Driving distance from Hanahan, SC to Charleston 12.46 miles (20 km)

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