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Cheap flights to Charleston, SC

Popular in November High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Cheapest in July Best time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price $262 Average for round-trip flights in November 2020
Round-trip from $138 From New York to Charleston
One-way from $49 One-way flight from New York to Charleston
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.

Are there currently restrictions on travel to Charleston related to COVID-19?

Yes, there are currently restrictions on flights to Charleston along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland and Brazil in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers returning to the US are advised to stay home as much as possible, avoid being around people and consider getting tested for COVID-19 after returning from travel and participated in higher risk activities.

All other info

Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

. If you are looking to book a trip to Charleston and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.

Cheapest Prices for Charleston flights by month

January
$225
February
$228
March
$257
April
$273
May
$266
June
$267
July
$262
August
$239
September
$219
October
$265
November
$269
December
$253
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Charleston is currently September; with April being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Charleston?

Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
NYC - CHS
Price
$219 - $386
CHS
Temperature
62.6 - 91.4 °F
CHS
Rainfall
2.48 - 6.73 inches
September is typically the best time to fly to Charleston, but there are other times where great deals are available. July sees the temperatures in Charleston peak to their warmest. September tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Charleston?

The best time to book flights to Charleston is 55 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Charleston?

The cheapest flights to Charleston are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Charleston?

At the moment, flights in the morning are likely to offer the best value for money for your Charleston trip. A flight in the evening will more often than not be of higher cost.

Consistently ranked one of the most beautiful cities in the U.S., Charleston always aims to please. Whether your flight to Charleston is for business or personal pleasure, it’s likely you’ll fall in love with the southern charm of this cosmopolitan city.  Charleston’s downtown district alone has enough to keep any tourist occupied. Walk the cobblestone streets and admire the antique shops that operate in carefully preserved brick buildings. Take a load off at one of the neighborhood pubs before hitting the town for an unforgettable nightlife scene. What is strikingly obvious in Charleston is the city’s southern influence. Gardens and shaded porches trim the two-level homes, many of which were occupied by wealthy merchants and are still inhabited by generations-old family members. Charleston oozes ambiance and is consistently rated one of the most romantic American cities.  Whether you’re a chic shopper, an antique-goer, a pair of lovers or just want a little Southern comfort, a cheap flight to Charleston is a the way to go.

 

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Charleston climate

Charleston enjoys a wonderful climate, designated as temperate to subtropical. March to May are lovely months with spring flowers blooming profusely. June-August are pleasantly warm, the area’s coastal situation helping to keep things cooler than inland. It is also the wettest time of year with almost half the annual rainfall occurring during summer, falling as showers or in thunderstorms. September, October and November are still warm months but cold spells will start making an appearance. This time of year is also hurricane season. Winter is short and mild, settling in by December and easing up by February, sometimes rainy and with occasional snow flurries in early January.

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Best Time to Fly to Charleston

Peak Season:

The best time to book flights to Charleston and explore the city is during March, April and May. The city is in bloom, the weather is warm and rarely is there a rainy day. The summer months are usually packed with vacationers, but the threat of thunderstorms lingers during the day.

Off Season:

In the final months of the year most Charleston flights are cheaper and hotel rooms are discounted. The threat of hurricanes is apparent from August to November. Winter is chilly, but not freezing. If you don’t mind sweaters and jackets, you can likely find a cheap flight to Charleston during October and November.

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Getting around Charleston

Charleston is a fairly small city, so it’s easy to wander around on foot. If you’re traveling to plantations or other sites outside the city, your best option is renting a car. For travel within the city, you can take a bus almost anywhere. Fares are inexpensive. The Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) trolley buses cover central downtown Charleston for free. Or you can head out in style by taking a romantic horse-drawn carriage. If you need a taxi, you’ll have to call for one ahead of time.  

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Charleston Travel Information

  • Charleston is full of historic homes. Take a walking tour and explore the Aiken-Rhett House, Edmondston-Alston House, Heyward-Washington House, Joseph Manigault House and the Nathaniel Russell House. Grab a brochure from the visitor’s center so that you have some background on each of these historic homes.
  • Plantations are abundant in Charleston. Take a day trip to one of the plantations and gardens and enjoy the moss trees, pick-your-own-crops, woodworking and more.

 

 

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