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Trains from Salisbury to Greensboro

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Salisbury to Greensboro. Traveling by train from Salisbury to Greensboro usually takes around 53 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 50 minutes.

Distance47 mi (76 km)
Fastest train0h 50m
Lowest price£8.19
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines4

What is the price of a train ticket from Salisbury to Greensboro?

In the last month, £8.19 was the average price of a train ticket from Salisbury to Greensboro. 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 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £2.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£12£8£4JunJul

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Greensboro from Salisbury is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about £8 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Salisbury to Greensboro by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £11 whenever you decide to board the train to Greensboro.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Salisbury to Greensboro remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Salisbury to Greensboro?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 50m£8.58
Amtrak Carolinian10h 53m£8.58
Amtrak Crescent11h 5m£11.41
Amtrak Piedmont20h 50m£8.56
  • 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 Salisbury to Greensboro every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £8.

  • 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 Salisbury and Greensboro, 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 53 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 Salisbury to Greensboro take about 1 hours and 5 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from £8.

  • Amtrak Piedmont

    Amtrak Piedmont

    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 Salisbury to Greensboro 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 Salisbury to Greensboro?

The distance between Salisbury and Greensboro is approximately 47 miles, or 76 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 50 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Greensboro.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Salisbury to Greensboro are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Friday 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 Salisbury at 06:00 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 Salisbury to Greensboro?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Greensboro to Salisbury.

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 Salisbury?

Main departure station: 215 Depot St

There is one train station in Salisbury.

All train stations in Salisbury:

  • 215 Depot St

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Galyon Transportation Center  - GROAMT-1

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Galyon Transportation Center  - GROAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Galyon Transportation Center

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.

Train stations in Greensboro:

  • Galyon Transportation Center

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