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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Charlotte to Cary?

Lowest Price£18.63
Fastest Train2h 51m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charlotte to Cary 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Charlotte to Cary?

In the last month, £18.63 was the average price of a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Cary, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.22 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Charlotte to Cary?

The distance between Charlotte and Cary is approximately 122 miles, or 197 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 51 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Charlotte to Cary 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 Wednesday 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 Charlotte at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. 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 Charlotte to Cary?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Charlotte to Cary.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cary to Charlotte.

Which train should you take from Charlotte to Cary?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 59m£18.89
Amtrak Carolinian13h 0m£18.63
Amtrak Piedmont22h 51m£18.63

Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Cary start from £19, and on average cost £19. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Cary. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Cary trains arrive at 211 N Academy St, From Charlotte to Cary train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cary faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Cary on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £19 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Charlotte to Cary start from £19, and on average cost £19. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Cary. Amtrak Carolinian in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Cary trains arrive at 211 N Academy St, From Charlotte to Cary train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 3 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cary faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Cary on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £19 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

Amtrak Piedmont train tickets from Charlotte to Cary start from £19, and on average cost £19. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Piedmont schedules to Cary. Amtrak Piedmont in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Cary trains arrive at 211 N Academy St, From Charlotte to Cary train travel on Amtrak Piedmont takes 2 hours and 51 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Piedmont offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £19 for a one-way train ticket to Cary.

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

There is one train station in Charlotte:

  • 1914 N Tryon St

Where is the train station in Cary?

Cary has one train station:

  • 211 N Academy St

Price trends for trains from Charlotte to Cary

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Charlotte, NC to Cary, NC

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Renualdo

7 February 2020 - Business

Amtrak Carolinian

Pros: The staff was very helpful to me being that this was my first time riding a train out of town. The ride was very relaxing. I never thought about taking a train for long distance travel, but i will be doing so more often now!! No traffic jams ect it was a great ex... Pros: The staff was very helpful to me being that this was my first time riding a train out of town. The ride was very relaxing. I never thought about taking a train for long distance travel, but i will be doing so more often now!! No traffic jams ect it was a great experience! Also the fact that there was a cafeteria on the train, as well as wifi, and plugs. I felt like i was at home! Cons: Nothing everything was great.More

4.0

Prasheeth

26 November 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Piedmont

WIFI. WIFI.

5.0

Mohammad

19 October 2019 - Visiting friends

Amtrak

Pros: Smooth ride. Cons: Food on the train will be a great idea. Pros: Smooth ride. Cons: Food on the train will be a great idea.

4.0

Elias

20 September 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak

on working wifi on working wifi

5.0

Judith

25 August 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Piedmont

I could work and rest while traveling I could work and rest while traveling

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