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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to North Charleston?

Lowest Price$144.99
Fastest Train13h 10m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to North Charleston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $144.99 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to North Charleston, SC. 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 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $77.20 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to North Charleston?

The distance between New York and North Charleston is approximately 635 miles, or 1022 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 10 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 New York 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 Sunday 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 New York at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00am. 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 New York to North Charleston?

Trains leave the station in New York twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to North Charleston with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from North Charleston to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to North Charleston for $119.94.

Which train should you take from New York to North Charleston?

2 train services operate from New York, New York to North Charleston, South Carolina. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Palmetto113h 11m$156.02
Amtrak Silver Service113h 37m$149.21

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in North Charleston?

North Charleston has one train station:

  • 4565 Gaynor Ave

Price trends for trains from New York to North Charleston

Average prices by travel date

$158$105$53SepSep

Monthly average prices

$231$185$138$92$46ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$231$185$138$92$463020100

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