Taxi and shuttle rates and information


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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 Graound Transportation Serrvices Ordinance and establishes rules and regulations for ground transportation operators at the terminal building. Click on the icon on the right to see a PDF version of the ordinance.


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 Authoirty, which is hereby declared as follows:
 
   
A.
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 $14.00 per passenger per trip will be charged.
       
B.
The shuttle rate for downtown Charleston is $14.00 per passenger and departs within 15 minutes.
The shuttle is a shared ride and may make several stops, depending on the number of passengers.
       
C.
The fixed rate for the airport vicinity is $10.50 per passenger, not to exceed $31.50 per trip.
  
D. 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.
 

APPROXIMATE FARE FOR ONE OR TWO PASSENGERS
BASED ON $2.52 PER MILE

DESTINATION NUMBER
OF MILES
METER-BASED
FARE
     
DOWNTOWN CHARLESTON    
The Citadel

11.5

$29

MUSC

11.5

$29

Francis Marion Hotel

12.0

$30

Charleston Place

12.4

$31

South Carolina Aquarium

12.4

$31

Corner of King and Broad streets

13.4

$34

     
WEST ASHLEY AREA  

-

Citadel Mall

7.4

$19

Northbridge Piggly Wiggly

8.6

$22

St. Andrews Shopping Center

10.3

$26

Holiday Inn Riverview

12.0

$30

Middleton Place

17.7

$45

     
JAMES ISLAND and RESORTS  

-

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  

-

Hanahan

4.3

$11

AMTRAK

5.7

$14

Greyhound

5.7

$14

Northwoods Mall

7.1

$18


Otranto
 

9.0

$23
Tanger Outlet

4.0

$10.50 per passenger(Max:$31.50)

Trident Hospital

10.7

$27

     
JOHNS ISLAND  

-

Buzzard's Roost Marina

14.6

$37

Seabrook Island Gate

30.0

$75

Kiawah Island Gate

29.0

$73

     
EAST COOPER AREA  

-

Holiday Inn

13.3

$34

Daniel Island

12.0

$28

East Cooper Hospital

16.2

$41

Patriots Point

15.0

$37

Isle of Palms

19.9

$50

Wild Dunes Resort

23.5

$59

     
GOOSE CREEK, City Limits

11.1

$28

     
SUMMERVILLE, City Limits

18.9

$48

     
MONCKS CORNER, City Limits

26.6

$67

     
NOTE: (1) Meter rate is based on $2.52 per mile and includes up to two passengers. Additional passengers are
$14 per passenger per trip.


 
 
 

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