Trains from Burlington to Kannapolis
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There are 3 daily trains from Burlington to Kannapolis. Traveling by train from Burlington to Kannapolis usually takes around one hour and 32 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 30 minutes.
|Distance||79 mi (126 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 30m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Piedmont|
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Which train should you take from Burlington to Kannapolis?
There are 3 train lines with service from Burlington to Kannapolis. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Carolinian||1||1h 37m||£15.05|
|Amtrak Piedmont||2||1h 30m||£15.05|
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 1 Amtrak trains from Burlington to Kannapolis every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £15.
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 Burlington and Kannapolis, 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 37 minutes.
To accommodate a growing demand for additional train services in North Carolina, the Amtrak Piedmont was established in 1995, offering connections between Charlotte and Raleigh. The route consists of nine stops, with a complete end-to-end trip taking around three hours. The Amtrak Piedmont runs three times daily in either direction. Each train offers WiFi, lavatories, business and coach class seating, and a cafe car to ensure passengers never have to go hungry.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Burlington to Kannapolis 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 Burlington to Kannapolis?
When are trains the most crowded?
Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Burlington to Kannapolis. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Burlington at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Burlington to Kannapolis?
There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Burlington to Kannapolis.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Kannapolis to Burlington.
Where is the train station in Burlington?
Main departure station: 101 N Main St
There is one train station in Burlington.
All train stations in Burlington:
101 N Main St
Where is the train station in Kannapolis?
Main arrival station: 201 S Main St
Kannapolis has one train station.
Train stations in Kannapolis:
201 S Main St
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