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Miami-North Charleston Train Schedule

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8:10 AM
8303 NW 37th Ave
9:08 PM
4565 Gaynor Ave
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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Miami to North Charleston. Traveling by train from Miami to North Charleston usually takes around 12 hours and 58 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance490 mi (789 km)
Fastest train12h 58m
Lowest price$93.15
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Miami to North Charleston?

In the last month, C$93.15 was the average price of a train ticket from Miami, FL to North Charleston, SC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$157.35 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Miami to North Charleston by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$94 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Miami to North Charleston in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$135 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 21 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to North Charleston from Miami will be about C$157.35 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Miami to North Charleston?

Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Miami, 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 Service112h 58m$177.54
  • 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 Miami to North Charleston start from $93 and the average train journey lasts about 12 hours and 58 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Miami 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 Miami to North Charleston?

The distance between Miami and North Charleston is approximately 490 miles, or 789 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 58 minutes,

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 Miami to North Charleston 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 Tuesday 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 Miami at 8:00am and arrives in North Charleston around 12 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Miami 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 Miami. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Miami to North Charleston for $123.36.

City Information

Miami

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With its sprawling beaches, beaming sunshine and thriving nightlife, Miami is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the United States, if not the world. Boasting an incredible 35-mile stretch of beachfront and warm ocean water, Miami is the perfect place to relax and recharge under the sun. And recharge you must, as it is at night when the city really comes to life. Famous for its vibrant bars and nightclubs, Miami will help you dance all your troubles away.

If you are a foodie, you will be delighted to know that Miami is the city with the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., giving you the unique opportunity to treat your tastebuds to fine cuisine from all over the world, including Cuba, Colombia, Russia and Ethiopia. And if you’re a brew connoisseur, keep in mind that Miami has some of the highest-rated beer in the country.

While you’re in Miami, make your way to the Wynwood district and check out the world-famous Wynwood Walls – a growing outdoor art exhibit featuring large-scale works by some of the best-known street artists from around the globe. After that, head over to the Miami Design District for a well-deserved shopping spree.

North Charleston

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 Miami?

Departure stations

The Amtrak Station at 8303 NW 37th Ave in Miami opened in 1978 as the southern destination of Amtrak's Silver Service trains. Parking is available at the station, and at the large waiting area inside, you'll find vending machines, restrooms, and on-site Amtrak customer service staff. The train station is located in the Hialeah area of Miami, just a few blocks from the Tri-Rail and Metrorail Transfer Station, making it easy to connect with public transit lines to other areas of sunny Miami.

Where is the train station in North Charleston?

Arrival stations

North Charleston has one train station.

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