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Greensboro - Salisbury Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Greensboro to Salisbury. Traveling by train from Greensboro to Salisbury usually takes around 50 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Carolinian train can make the trip in 48 minutes.

Distance47 mi (76 km)
Fastest train0h 48m
Lowest price£9.16
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines4

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Overall score for trains from Greensboro, NC to Salisbury, NC

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

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22 December 2020- Solo travel

Amtrak Piedmont

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Which train should you take from Greensboro to Salisbury?

There are 4 train lines with service from Greensboro, North Carolina to Salisbury, North Carolina. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 49m£9.16
Amtrak Carolinian10h 48m£9.16
Amtrak Crescent10h 53m£11.00
Amtrak Piedmont20h 49m£9.16
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 Greensboro to Salisbury every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £9.

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  • Amtrak Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    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 Greensboro and Salisbury, 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 0 hours and 48 minutes.

  • Amtrak Crescent

    Amtrak Crescent

    The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Greensboro to Salisbury take about 0 hours and 53 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from £11.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Greensboro to Salisbury 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 Greensboro to Salisbury?

The distance between Greensboro and Salisbury is approximately 47 miles, or 76 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 48 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Salisbury.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Greensboro to Salisbury are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Sunday 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 Greensboro at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Greensboro to Salisbury?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Greensboro to Salisbury.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salisbury to Greensboro. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Greensboro to Salisbury for £21.99.

City Information

Greensboro

Consisting mostly of industrial buildings, Greensboro is the type of city that only reveals its charm to those who have given it time. Head over to the Colonial Heritage Center to learn more about the life of the colonists during the first days of the country. The relics here, including the most outstanding collection of colonial-era maps in the country, will certainly leave you satisfied. One of the highlights of the city is the Old Greensborough quarter, which serves as a living time capsule for fans of history. The quarter also hosts some of the best establishments in town, so don’t hesitate to unwind and enjoy a quick bite at a local restaurant. When you need to retreat from the crowd, the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden and Bog Garden, which features artful sculptures, will be a great choice.

Greensboro’s food scene is expanding rapidly and Table 16 is one of the most famous stars of this burgeoning food scene. The menu incorporates locally-grown produce as well as seasonal dishes whenever possible, making it a great place to try out local staples.

Depending on the bus carrier you are going to travel with, there are several bus stops around Greensboro that you could end up departing from or arriving at. The main Amtrak train station in town is the J. Douglas Galyon Depot located in the center of the city. Greensboro is served by Amtrak’s Carolinian, Crescent and Piedmont lines. The airport serving the city is Piedmont Triad International Airport, which is located in Guilford County.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Departure stations

Built in 1927 as the Greensboro Southern Railway Depot, the Galyon Transportation Center is an intermodal transit facility in Greensboro. An imposing columned entry opens to an airy station with indoor seating, vending machines, and restrooms. Three Amtrak trains serve the iconic station: the Crescent from New Orleans to New York, the Piedmont from Charlotte to Raleigh, and the Carolinian from Charlotte to New York. In addition, FlixBus US stops at the station on several intercity bus routes, and local public transit offers service from the station to stops throughout Greensboro.

Where is the train station in Salisbury?

Arrival stations

Salisbury has one train station.

Need a return trip from Salisbury to Greensboro?

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