Ground Transportation

Closest Airport

Charleston International Airport 
5500 International Blvd. 
Charleston, SC 29418

Airport Map

Distance from hotel: 33 miles

Drive time: 52 minutes 

Airport Taxi Service


Ground transportation is available at Charleston International from early morning until after the last arriving flight each night. All ground transportation is located in the center median outside baggage claim. In addition to airport taxi and shuttle services, hotel shuttles, public transportation, off-site rental car shuttles and ride share pickup is located in front of the terminal. 

Estimated one-way taxi rate to/from Kiawah Island Golf Resort is $73.

Other Transportation Options

Personal Car Service:

You may request a ride with Uber and Lyft by connecting to their apps. More information may be found on their websites at:

Rental Cars:

Six rental car companies operate from within Charleston International Airport's Rental Car Pavilion, which is located at the end of the terminal near Baggage Claim. Rental car companies located inside the airport terminal in the Rental Car Pavilion are Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Other companies provide service to CHS passengers, but have rental counters at off-site locations and offer pick up services at the airport. Passengers using off-site companies must call for shuttle pick up. Shuttle stops are located on the center curb outside baggage claim.

For reservations, contac
t the preferred firm by phone or online.

Company Phone Toll Free
Alamo 843-556-1255 877-233-8749
Avis 843-767-7031 800-331-1212
Budget 843-767-7051 800-527-0700
Enterprise 843-767-4557 800-261-7331
Hertz 843-767-4550 800-654-3131
National 843-767-3078 800-227-7368

Off-site rentals
Company Phone Toll Free
Dollar 843-552-7534 877-233-8749
Thrifty 843-552-7534 800-847-4389


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