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Tuscaloosa-Cary Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Tuscaloosa to Cary?

Lowest price$133.86
Fastest train20h 1m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tuscaloosa to Cary during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Tuscaloosa to Cary?

In the last month, $133.86 was the average price of a train ticket from Tuscaloosa, AL to Cary, NC. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 8 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.03 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Tuscaloosa to Cary?

The distance between Tuscaloosa and Cary is approximately 531 miles, or 855 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 20 hours and 1 minute,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Tuscaloosa to Cary are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Tuscaloosa at 12:00pm and arrives in Cary around 20 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tuscaloosa to Cary?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cary to Tuscaloosa.

Which train should you take from Tuscaloosa to Cary?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Tuscaloosa, Alabama to Cary, North Carolina. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak120h 1m$165.55

Amtrak train tickets from Tuscaloosa to Cary start from $134, and on average cost $166. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Cary. Amtrak in Tuscaloosa leaves from 2105 Greensboro Ave, And in Cary trains arrive at 211 N Academy St, From Tuscaloosa to Cary train travel on Amtrak takes 20 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Cary on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $199 for a one-way weekend reservation from Tuscaloosa.

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