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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Greensboro to Raleigh. Traveling by train from Greensboro to Raleigh usually takes around 2 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 38 minutes.

Distance68 mi (109 km)
Fastest train1h 38m
Lowest price$14.96
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Greensboro, NC to Raleigh, NC

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Karen

March 21, 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: It was my first time and I enjoyed it. It wasn't as noisy as I thought it would be. Cons: The announcements could have been better, more louder, sounded muffled. Tips: Bring snacks and water.

Pros: It was my first time and I enjoyed it. It wasn't as noisy as I thought it would be. Cons: The announcements could have been better, more louder, sounded muffled. Tips: Bring snacks and water.

What is the price of a train ticket from Greensboro to Raleigh?

In the last month, C$18.25 was the average price of a train ticket from Greensboro, NC to Raleigh, NC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around C$6.27 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$56$37$19JunJul

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Greensboro to Raleigh will vary between C$17 and C$40. Planning a train trip to Raleigh within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Greensboro over the next 7 days is C$17. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$31$25$19$12$6JASONDJFMAMJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Greensboro to Raleigh by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Greensboro to Raleigh in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$19 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

$31$25$19$12$63020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 7 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Raleigh from Greensboro will be about C$6.27 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Greensboro to Raleigh?

There are 3 train lines with service from Greensboro, North Carolina to Raleigh, North Carolina. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23h 2m$37.48
Amtrak Carolinian11h 41m$15.30
Amtrak Piedmont21h 39m$15.30
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Greensboro to Raleigh every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $15.

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  • Amtrak Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Greensboro and Raleigh, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 1 hours and 41 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Greensboro to Raleigh 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 Greensboro to Raleigh?

The distance between Greensboro and Raleigh is approximately 68 miles, or 109 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 38 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Greensboro to Raleigh are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Greensboro at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Greensboro to Raleigh?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Raleigh. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Raleigh to Greensboro. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Greensboro to Raleigh for $21.20.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Greensboro.

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

Arrival stations

Raleigh has one train station.

Need a return trip from Raleigh to Greensboro?

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