Visitors to Charleston, West Virginia have a number of options for getting around the city and the rest of the country, which include by car, bus, train, and taxi.

            A personal vehicle is the most convenient form of transportation available in Charleston, as it allows the greatest freedom and flexibility in travel.  First time visitors to the country should check out this Driving in the United States page before deciding to get behind the wheel of a car.  There are various Car Rental Agencies based around the Yeager International Airport (the destination airport for most visitors), which is located just northeast of the city of Charleston.

            The Kanawha Valley Regional Transport Authority operates a set of fixed bus routes that connect the major areas throughout the valley, including Charleston.  The buses run on a regular schedule from 4:30am to 1am, seven days a week.  For more information, check out this Fares link, and this Schedule link.

            It is possible for visitors to Charleston to get around much of North America by bus or train.  For more information, visit the Greyhound Bus Company website, and the Amtrak Railway Company website.  There is both a train and bus station located in the city.

            Taxis are a good way of getting around the immediate city of Charleston.   For a list of companies located in or around the city, check out this Taxi Company List.