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Cheap train tickets from Charlotte to Durham, NC

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How much are train tickets from Charlotte to Durham, NC?

Lowest Price£22.42
Fastest Train2h 31m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines3
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Charlotte to Durham
4.8
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Alexandria
5.0
31 December 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train was clean, staff always friendly, did not lose luggage and arrived on time.
Cons
Consistent rules. The first train ride I was able to put my carry on in seat with me but the second train ride I was asked to move it even though there were plenty of other seats available.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Charlotte to Durham, NC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Charlotte to Durham 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 Charlotte to Durham was £23.87. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £1.40 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 Charlotte to Durham, NC?

The distance between Charlotte and Durham is approximately 121.47 miles, or 195.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 31 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 Charlotte to Durham?

On Monday trains from Charlotte to Durham 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Charlotte to Durham?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Durham. On the route to Durham 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Piedmont offers the most scheduled departures between Charlotte to Durham, usually offering 1.817 trips per day. 4 train trips per day are direct connections to Durham, 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 Charlotte to Durham, NC, which start at £0.82.

Here are the 3 train lines that operate from Charlotte to Durham

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from £22.42, and on average cost £24.17. Daily there are 1.770492 Amtrak schedules to Durham. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 1.736842 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £24.69 for a one-way train ticket to Durham.

Avg. Time
5h 45m
Avg. Price
£24.17

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from £22.83, and on average cost £24.36. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Durham. Amtrak Carolinian in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 2 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Durham on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £25.27 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

Avg. Time
2h 38m
Avg. Price
£24.36

Amtrak Piedmont

Amtrak Piedmont train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from £22.83, and on average cost £24.33. Daily there are 1.816667 Amtrak Piedmont schedules to Durham. Amtrak Piedmont in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak Piedmont takes 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Piedmont offers 1.888889 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £25.27 for a one-way train ticket to Durham.

Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
£24.33

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Charlotte on their way to Durham:
  • 1914 N Tryon St
There is one train station where trains from Charlotte arrive in Durham:
  • 601 W Main St

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