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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Charleston to Birmingham (Charleston International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 391 miles / 630 kilometers / 340 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Birmingham (BHM) is 437 miles / 704 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 53 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

How far is Birmingham from Charleston?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Charleston and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 391.415 miles
  • 629.922 kilometers
  • 340.130 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 390.610 miles
  • 628.625 kilometers
  • 339.431 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Charleston and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Birmingham, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 83 kg (182 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
391
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
391

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