# Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Washington D.C. (DCA)

Flight distance from Charleston to Washington D.C. (Charleston International Airport – Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) is 444 miles / 714 kilometers / 386 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Washington D.C. (DCA) is 510 miles / 821 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 6 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Charleston to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).

## How far is Washington D.C. from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 443.628 miles
• 713.951 kilometers
• 385.503 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
• 444.299 miles
• 715.030 kilometers
• 386.085 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
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″W

B Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Washington D.C..

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (199 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Washington D.C. (DCA).

Distance:
444
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
444

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