Taxis / Shuttles

Taxis and shuttles operate from 5 a.m. until 30 minutes after the last arriving flight of the day, typically around 12:30 a.m. Taxi and shuttle rides are available in front of the terminal building, outside of baggage claim. Taxis are dispatched upon demand of the passenger or group to one specific destination.

All taxi and shuttle services accept MasterCard, American Express, VISA and Discover credit cards. 

Ground Transportation Services at Charleston International Airport are governed by the Ground Transportation Services Ordinance and establishes rules and regulations for ground transportation operators at the terminal building.  

METERED RATES AND NON-METERED ZONE RATES
 
No metered or non-metered taxi/shuttle operator or taxi using taximeters shall charge any passenger more than the fixed fare or rate for transportation as determined and prescribed by the Charleston County Aviation Authority, which is hereby declared as follows:
  • The meter fare for taxi departure from the airport is $2.52 per loaded mile with no additional charge for the first two passengers. For each passenger in excess of two, a fee of $14 per passenger per trip will be charged.
  • The shuttle rate for downtown Charleston is $14 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes. The shuttle is a shared ride and may make several stops, depending on the number of passengers. 
  • The fixed rate for the airport vicinity is $10.50 per passenger, not to exceed $31.50 per trip.
  • No charge for babes-in-arms.

NOTE:  All rates listed are subject to change and are estimates. Please check rates posted at the entrance to each area before entering.
 

DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
The Citadel 11.5 $29
MUSC 11.5 $29
Francis Marion Hotel 12 $30
Charleston Place 12.4 $31
South Carolina Aquarium 12.4 $31
Corner of King and Broad streets 13.4 $34

WEST ASHLEY AREA

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
Citadel Mall 7.4 $19
St. Andrews Shopping Center 10.3 $26
Holiday Inn Riverview 12 $30
MIddleton Place 17.7 $45

JAMES ISLAND and RESORTS

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
Harris Teeter, Folly Road 13.8 $35
Fort Johnson Road 17.1 $43
Oak Island Drive 19.3 $49
Folly Beach 20.3 $51

NORTH AREA

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
AMTRAK 5.7 $14
Hanahan 4.3 $11
Greyhound 5.7 $14
Northwoods Mall 7.1 $18
Otranto 9 $23
Tanger Outlet (per person - $31.50 max) 4 $10.50
Trident Hospital 10.7 $27

JOHNS ISLAND

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
Buzzard's Roost Marina 14.6 $37
Seabrook Island Gate 30 $75
Kiawah Island Gate 29 $73

EAST COOPER AREA

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
Holiday Inn 13.3 $34
Daniel Island 12 $28
East Cooper Hospital 16.2 $41
Patriots Point 15 $37
Isle of Palms 19.9 $50
Wild Dunes Resort 23.5 $59

GOOSE CREEK

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
City Limits 11.1 $28

SUMMERVILLE

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
City Limits 18.9 $48

MONCKS CORNER

Destination Est. Miles Est. Fare
City Limits 26.6 $67
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