Cheap train tickets from Charlotte to Columbia, SC


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How much are train tickets from Charlotte to Columbia, SC?

Lowest Price£50.34
Fastest10h 23m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Charlotte to Columbia, SC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Charlotte to Columbia 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 Columbia was £52.51. 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 £31.52 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 Columbia, SC?

The distance between Charlotte and Columbia is approximately 85.48 miles, or 137.53 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 23 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 Columbia?

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

What train companies travel from Charlotte to Columbia?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Charlotte to Columbia route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Charlotte to Columbia, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Charlotte to Columbia, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Charlotte to Columbia, SC, which start at £16.26.

One train company connects Charlotte to Columbia


Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Columbia start from £50.34, and on average cost £57.34. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Columbia. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Columbia trains arrive at 850 Pulaski St,

From Charlotte to Columbia train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 23 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Columbia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £60.81 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Charlotte on their way to Columbia:
  • 1914 N Tryon St
There is one train station where trains from Charlotte arrive in Columbia:
  • 850 Pulaski St