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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from Charleston to Raleigh (Charleston International Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 217 miles / 350 kilometers / 189 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Raleigh (RDU) is 270 miles / 435 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 217.456 miles
  • 349.962 kilometers
  • 188.964 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
  • 217.869 miles
  • 350.627 kilometers
  • 189.323 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Charleston and Raleigh.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 57 kg (126 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
217
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
217

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