How far is Columbia from Charleston?

Distance by Flight

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

Flight distance from Columbia, SC to Charleston, SC is 105.87 miles. Estimated flight time is 00 hours 14 minutes.

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

Driving distance

The driving distance from Columbia, South Carolina to Charleston, South Carolina is: 116.42 miles (187.36 km) by car.

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

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#1 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
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#2 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

Estimated Travel Time Between Columbia and Charleston

The distance between Columbia and Charleston is 187 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 Columbia and Charleston. The current time is 02:03:39.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 03 hours 52 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 02 hours 54 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 02 hours 19 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 01 hours 56 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 01 hours 39 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 01 hours 33 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 01 hours 27 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 15.55 liters (4.11 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Columbia and Charleston.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Columbia to Charleston is $13.42 (diesel $14.73).

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 $3.267 (Diesel $3.586) /gallon. Last changed prices on October 16, 2021.

How did we calculate the distance?

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

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