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Jacksonville - North Charleston Train Schedule

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$73.99
5:07 PM
3570 Clifford Ln
9:08 PM
4565 Gaynor Ave
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Jacksonville to North Charleston. Traveling by train from Jacksonville to North Charleston usually takes around 4 hours and 1 minute, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance200 mi (323 km)
Fastest train4h 1m
Lowest price$58.68
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Jacksonville, FL to North Charleston, SC

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Kanat

May 24, 2021- Business

Amtrak Silver Service

Pros: It was bringing me home. Cons: Al good. Tips: Very good.

Pros: It was bringing me home. Cons: Al good. Tips: Very good.

Price trends for trains from Jacksonville to North Charleston

Monthly average prices

$96$77$57$38$19ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$128$102$77$51$263020100

Which train should you take from Jacksonville to North Charleston?

Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Jacksonville, Florida to North Charleston, South 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
Amtrak Silver Service14h 1m$70.90
  • Amtrak Silver Service

    Amtrak Silver Service

    The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Jacksonville to North Charleston start from $59 and the average train journey lasts about 4 hours and 1 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Jacksonville to North Charleston 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.

How long is the train journey from Jacksonville to North Charleston?

The distance between Jacksonville and North Charleston is approximately 200 miles, or 323 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 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 Jacksonville to North Charleston are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Friday 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 Jacksonville at 5:00pm and arrives in North Charleston around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Jacksonville to North Charleston?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to North Charleston with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from North Charleston to Jacksonville. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Jacksonville to North Charleston for $77.82.

City Information

Jacksonville

Jacksonville, or simply "Jax," is the largest city by area in the continental United States. Located in the northeastern corner of Florida, this sunny city along the St Johns River also boasts 22 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, coastal cuisine, and many historic neighborhoods to explore.

Natural beauty is king in Jacksonville, and where better to soak in some of the Sunshine State's outdoor wonders than the beach? Try Little Talbot Island for beachcombing or fishing, Big Talbot Island for exploring wetlands and marshes, and Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park for surfing. If you don't have the patience for birdwatching in the wild, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will let you get up-close and personal with over 2,400 animals.

To take a break from the sun's rays, head indoors to one of Jacksonville's many eclectic museums. The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens combines European-inspired gardens with an impressive collection of fine art, while the Museum of Science and History is worth a stop for its planetarium alone. On Saturdays, you wouldn’t want to miss the Riverside Arts Market where artisans and farmers set up stalls along the river, and you can catch live music, food trucks and even free yoga.

Jacksonville is easily accessed by air, train, or bus, and connects Florida to locations throughout the South. Amtrak's Jacksonville train station is located in the northern outskirts of the city, and most bus service in and out of Jacksonville conveniently departs from the JTA Intercity Bus Terminal in the heart of downtown.

North Charleston

North Charleston, SC

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North Charleston is a promising travel destination with quirky landmarks and fun activities for all travelers. To explore the city’s rich history, the H.L. Hunley Museum offers everything you need. Featuring the first successful combat submarine in the world as well as other Civil War-era relics, the museum will keep you enthralled for a whole morning. Other notable museums include the Greater Charleston Naval Memorial as well as the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. For fans of cultural activities, don’t pass up the chance to enjoy an event at the North Charleston Coliseum, which is one of the largest venues in South Carolina. If you enjoy staying away from a crowd and exploring nature, a walk around Riverfront Park will be what you need.

Though North Charleston might not feature a lively food scene like Charleston does, the city’s staples will still satisfy hungry travelers. Nigel’s Good Food is a local favorite and a good place to start your food tour. Chill-N-Grill is a great spot to grab some fresh seafood.

The city’s transportation center is located on Gaynor Ave. Travelers can catch Southeastern Stages buses here. Travelers can also catch Amtrak trains passing through the city at this station. North Charleston is served by Amtrak’s Palmetto and Silver Meteor lines. The main airport is the Charleston International Airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Jacksonville?

Departure stations

When traveling to and from Jacksonville by train, you’ll pass through the city’s Amtrak station at 3570 Clifford Lane. Located northwest of the city center, Jacksonville’s Amtrak station has a large seating area, clean restrooms, and free onsite parking. Several fast food options are within a half mile, or grab a snack from one of the station’s vending machines for a quicker bite. If you’re headed to downtown Jacksonville, you can connect to a local bus line from the station, or a rideshare or taxi can get you to the business district and waterfront in about 15 minutes.

Where is the train station in North Charleston?

Arrival stations

North Charleston has one train station.

Need a return trip from North Charleston to Jacksonville?

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