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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Charleston, SC (CHS)

Flight distance from Richmond to Charleston (Richmond International Airport – Charleston International Airport) is 353 miles / 568 kilometers / 307 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Charleston (CHS) is 401 miles / 646 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Charleston International Airport (CHS).

How far is Charleston from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 352.871 miles
  • 567.891 kilometers
  • 306.637 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
  • 353.368 miles
  • 568.690 kilometers
  • 307.068 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Richmond and Charleston.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Charleston, SC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 77 kg (170 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Charleston (CHS).

Distance:
353
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
353

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