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About Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Carolinian tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Amtrak Carolinian serves 460 routes, connecting 24 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Carolinian runs an average of 221 trips per day and 3,096 trips per month. These train trips range in price from £4.27 to £191.57 based on a variety of factors.

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Amtrak Carolinian train Coverage

Daily Trips221
stations24
cities24
countries1

Amtrak Carolinian train amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
ToiletToilet
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power pointPower point
SnacksSnacks
WiFiWiFi

Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Carolinian

Overall review score for Amtrak Carolinian
4.3
Based on 51 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Raleigh to Washington with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Richard
3.0
16 June 2019Business
Pros
Amtrak gave me almost two hours of unscheduled time sitting at a rail spur rather than traveling to DC in about five and a half hours, as Amtrak advertised. During our unscheduled stop my fellow passengers and I had ample time to study the concrete wall next to the tra...More
Cons
Amtrak needs to vastly improve reliability. I took the train because I felt I could depend on arriving in Washington DC within 30 minutes of the scheduled arrival time. The expected reliability of train make me choose Amtrak over a flight or a bus. I was very disappo...More
Tips
Think twice before you take the train.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Wilson to Richmond with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from New York to Durham with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Anne
4.0
4 February 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was a 10 hour trip. NYC to Durham. I had the time, so I opted to take the train so I could look out the window, doze and regroup. I had the seat to myself which was nice. There’s a certain amount of randomness about train travel which appeals—who’s getting on or off,...More
Cons
The wifi was spotty. Otherwise the trip was as expected.
Tips
Bring headphones.
Johannes Love
4.0
19 December 2019Visiting family
Pros
totally enjoyable staff
Cons
availability of quiet cars

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from New York to Philadelphia with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.5
Jean
4.0
9 November 2019Visiting family
Pros
Got me where I wanted to go no hassle.
Cons
Don't go by train very often, just seemed a bit expensive for a 90 minute trip
Tips
Takes you right into town, no parking.
Frederic
5.0
18 July 2019Couples trip
Pros
Everything

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Washington to Raleigh with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.5
Condition
5.0
Martha Leonor
5.0
18 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was the first time I traveled by train in USA. It was nice not to worry about driving and enjoy the view of the country side..
Tips
Travel by Amtrak. The staff is very nice, the train is comfortable and clean. When I arrive to Cary, where my friend was waiting for me by mistake. The conductor Kevin was wonderful! He was helpful, friendly and polite, The gentleman at the Cary station, Tom and the la...More
Harry
4.0
23 June 2019Business
Pros
Food price was reasonable and well prepared. The lady at the diner cart was very friendly.
Cons
It was very cold in the train, many people were prepared and wrapped with a blanket. I had to wear several layers of cloths to keep me warm.
Tips
Bring some warm cloths.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Philadelphia to Cary with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.5
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Prasad
4.0
4 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Countryside
Cons
Seating arrangement

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Carol
5.0
25 October 2019Solo travel
Pros
Convenient
Cons
Better wifi
Tips
Be patient, trains are not always on time.

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Negmeldin
5.0
25 October 2019Visiting family
Pros
The lady working in Cafeteria so nice and friendly

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Alexandria to New York with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
3.0
Value
5.0
Condition
4.0
Wauneka
5.0
11 November 2019Visiting friends
Pros
It was very peaceful and clam ride from New York, and it was thoughtful for the driver to offer water bottles to the passengers
Cons
N/A

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Baltimore to Charlotte with Amtrak Carolinian report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Sonia
5.0
11 January 2020Visiting family
Pros
Comfortable
Cons
I let my tablet on the train was wondering if anyone turned it in it a kindle fire and my pitchers on the case

Is there WiFi on a Amtrak Carolinian train?

Yes Amtrak Carolinian offers WiFi connection onboard their train trips. Though most trips with Amtrak Carolinian will have WiFi as advertised, some trips might not come equipped with WiFi, and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a film just to play it safe. Amtrak Carolinian WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favourite show.

Are there power points on a Amtrak Carolinian train? Are there USB points?

Yes, there are power points onboard Amtrak Carolinian train trips. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbour might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power points, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power point USB converter that typically comes with most phones and tablets. Since Amtrak Carolinian might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Does Amtrak Carolinian offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently Amtrak Carolinian does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station or stop.

Do you need an ID to get on a Amtrak Carolinian train?

Yes, Amtrak Carolinian requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, like a university ID, won’t work.

Can you use your phone to board Amtrak Carolinian?

Yes, you can board Amtrak Carolinian by showing your E Ticket on your phone. The E Ticket is emailed to when you make your reservation. To save yourself the trouble of digging through your inbox to find your ticket, get the Wanderu app and pull up your ticket with one click.

Are there toilets on Amtrak Carolinian trains?

Yes, there are toilets on Amtrak Carolinian train trips. The cubicles are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most cubicles don’t have running water. As you will be using a toilet on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or drinks offered onboard Amtrak Carolinian trips?

Amtrak Carolinian provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Check with the carrier if snacks are for sale, and pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Carolinian ticket?

Amtrak Carolinian does not require a printed ticket to board the train. An E Ticket is sent to you by email that you can load on most electronic devices. You will want to have your ticket ready to be displayed as you board for the agent to scan. We recommend you download the Wanderu app, as it gives you super easy access to E Tickets for your upcoming trips for most carriers. As back up, road warriors recommend taking a screenshot of your E Ticket. That way, you won’t be fumbling around in case your internet connection cuts out.

Does Amtrak Carolinian offer any premium features like extra legroom, films, or TV?

Amtrak Carolinian goes the extra distance to deliver up-class offerings to its customers. Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Carolinian advertises that they offer extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you might get varies from carrier to carrier, but getting extra is always good.

Amtrak Carolinian serves travellers in United States of America with train service to 24 destinations. These are the most popular Amtrak Carolinian schedules and routes.

New York to Washington
Daily Trips1
Price£60.50
Washington to Raleigh
Daily Trips1
Price£46.53
Durham to Greensboro
Daily Trips1
Price£8.53
Philadelphia to Washington
Daily Trips1
Price£38.78
Greensboro to Charlotte
Daily Trips1
Price£13.96

Cheap Amtrak Carolinian ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 221 Amtrak Carolinian trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Carolinian tickets start at just £4.27. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As Mum used to say, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

Washington to New York
Travel DateSun 23 Feb
Price£99.27
New York to Cary
Travel DateSat 22 Feb
Price£81.44
Durham to Cary
Travel DateTue 25 Feb
Price£3.88
Baltimore to New York
Travel DateSun 23 Feb
Price£88.42
Durham to New York
Travel DateSat 22 Feb
Price£81.44