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Getting from Charleston Airport (CHS) to Charleston Cruise Terminal

There are multiple options to get from the Charleston Airport (CHS) to the Charleston cruise ship terminal. They include cruise line bus transer, private shuttle bus, private town car, taxi and car rental. Below are the costs of the various modes of transportation between Charleston cruise ship terminal and the Charleston International Airport (MCO), and, some helpful advice for your consideration about each option. Check out all the transportation options -- you might be surprised about which mode of transport between the Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport is the best value.

Taking a Taxi Cab between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport

There is no flat rate for a taxi from Charleston Airport to Charleston. Taking a taxi cab between the Charleston International Airport and Charleston cruise ship terminal can be over $100 for a 1-way trip.

Taking the Cruise Line transfer between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport

On average, Cruise Line transfers between the Charleston International Airport and Charleston cruise ship terminal are $35 per person, each way. A benefit of cruise line transfers is that they watch your flight for delays. Within reason, they may delay the departure of the ship if your flight is late.

Taking a Shared Private Shuttle between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport

Generally, Shared Private Shuttles between between the Charleston International Airport and Charleston cruise ship terminal are only economical (versus the cruise-line provided transportation) if you have 6 or more passengers in your party. The cost for six passengers via a shared private shuttle runs between between the Charleston International Airport and Charleston cruise ship terminal $26 per person, each way.

Taking a Rental Car between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport

There are many rental car companies with locations at the airport and near Charleston. You can get a rental car between the Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport for about $50. The rental car agencies have shuttles to take you to and from the ship.

Taking a Town Car between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport

A town car between Charleston Cruise Ship Terminal and Charleston International Airport averages about $115 one-way to the port. This is just a little more than a taxi cab, and, you get a nicer vehicle. For 4 people going between the airport and cruise ship terminal, this is as economical as the taxi option. Larger vehicles (Suburban's) are available for an additional charge for larger parties.

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Money Saving Advice when Buying a Cruise from Charleston

  • Best advice we can give: the earlier you book, the better. Prices for early bookers tend to be lower, and, the best cabins out of Charleston may sell out early. 
  • High season for cruises from Charleston is "whenever the kids" are out of school. Christmas, Spring Break, Thanksgiving and Summer are when the prices tend to be highest. Lower prices prevail in September (when kids go back to school), right after Thanksgiving, and in January thru February when the kids return to school.  
  • We show all discounts. Rest assured, when you search for cruises on our site, we will ask questions that will qualify you for the best available rate – are you over 55, active or retired military, past passenger, where you live all to help search out any promotional rates for which you may be eligible.