Cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte

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Overall score for Washington DC to Charlotte
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Crescent 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
4.0
Marquitta
5.0
5 December 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train announcements were excellent. Rested well knowing that staff was alert.
Cons
Bathroom checks for restock and cleaning would be appreciated

How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington D.C. to Charlotte is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington D.C. to Charlotte was £65.26. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £45.49 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Washington DC to Charlotte?

The distance between Washington DC and Charlotte is approximately 329.80 miles, or 530.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 50 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Washington DC to Charlotte?

On Thursday trains from Washington D.C. to Charlotte are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Washington DC to Charlotte?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Charlotte. On the route to Charlotte 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Carolinian offers the most scheduled departures between Washington D.C. to Charlotte, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Charlotte, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte, which start at £3.86.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Washington D.C. to Charlotte

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte start from £71.92, and on average cost £74.34. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Carolinian in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Washington DC to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 9 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £74.89 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 48m
Avg. Price
£74.34

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte start from £57.22, and on average cost £66.57. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Crescent in Washington D.C. leaves from Union Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Washington DC to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 7 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost £68.50 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington D.C..

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 50m
Avg. Price
£66.57

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Washington D.C. on their way to Charlotte:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains from Washington D.C. arrive in Charlotte:
  • 1914 N Tryon St

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