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How to get to Raleigh by train

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What train companies travel to Raleigh, North Carolina?

Located in North Carolina, Raleigh is accessible by train from 260 other cities. You can choose from 454 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Raleigh on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Raleigh

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak25614h 29m$127.85
Amtrak Silver Service3510h 20m$99.52
Amtrak Carolinian235h 14m$64.96
Amtrak Piedmont82h 0m$23.08

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Raleigh?

$4.47 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Raleigh, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Raleigh. In the last month, trains from Cary to Raleigh had the lowest average price at $4.47.

Where is the train station in Raleigh, NC?

The main train station in Raleigh is Union Station. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Raleigh.

Which train service has the best service to Raleigh?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Raleigh by train with Amtrak Piedmont giving them a 5 rating out of 5. Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Piedmont had the most comfortable train service to Raleigh taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Piedmont offers. They rate Amtrak Piedmont a 4.8 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard. If you are looking to arrive to Raleigh punctually travelers suggest that Amtrak Piedmont has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Raleigh, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

What is the closest airport to Raleigh, NC?

The closest airport to Raleigh is Raleigh Durham Intl Airport (RDU), it is located 10.8 miles from the city center of Raleigh.

Is Raleigh a popular train travel destination?

Among train travelers Raleigh is the second most popular destination in the region. It also ranks number 213 in United States. Raleigh has the second most number of destinations in North Carolina that are connected to Raleigh by train service. Each day 81 direct train schedules arrive in the Raleigh.

What is the population of Raleigh?

The population of Raleigh is 451066. Raleigh ranks number 2 in terms of population in North Carolina and number 109 in all of United States.

What type of traveler does Raleigh attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Raleigh for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Raleigh?

The closest train station to the city center of Raleigh is Union Station, located just 0.6 miles away. Select Union Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Raleigh. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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