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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Charleston to Buffalo (Charleston International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 696 miles / 1120 kilometers / 605 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Buffalo (BUF) is 861 miles / 1386 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 29 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 696.237 miles
  • 1120.485 kilometers
  • 605.013 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
  • 697.457 miles
  • 1122.449 kilometers
  • 606.074 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 Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Buffalo.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 124 kg (274 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
696
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
696

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