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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Philadelphia, PA (PHL)

Flight distance from Charleston to Philadelphia (Charleston International Airport – Philadelphia International Airport) is 550 miles / 885 kilometers / 478 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Philadelphia (PHL) is 641 miles / 1031 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

How far is Philadelphia from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 550.031 miles
  • 885.190 kilometers
  • 477.964 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
  • 550.600 miles
  • 886.106 kilometers
  • 478.459 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 106 kg (234 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Philadelphia (PHL).

Distance:
550
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
550

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