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About Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Carolinian tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Amtrak Carolinian serves 292 routes, connecting 24 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Carolinian runs an average of 141 trips per day and 1,974 trips per month. These train trips range in price from €5.07 to €276.65 based on a variety of factors.

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Amtrak Carolinian train Coverage

Daily Trips141
stations24
cities24
countries1

Amtrak Carolinian train amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet
SnacksSnacks
WiFiWiFi

Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Carolinian

Overall review score for Amtrak Carolinian
4.4
Based on 54 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.2
Timeliness
4.4
Staff
4.4
Value
3.8
Condition
4.5
Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Carolinian
James
5.0
26 March 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Great experience riding Amtrak
Cons
None
Shirleeta
5.0
29 February 2020Solo travel
Pros
Relaxing
Cons
Friendlier staff
Tips
Enjoy
Stephanie
5.0
18 February 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The train was clean and inviting for travel. I noticed how helpful the staff was to the passengers. I was also greeted by a NC Ride the Rail attendant.
Renualdo
5.0
7 February 2020Business
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 experienc...More
Cons
Nothing everything was great
Anne
4.0
4 February 2020Visiting family
Pros
It was a 10 hour trip. NYC to Durham. I had the time, so I opted to take the train so I could look out the window, doze and regroup. I had the seat to myself which was nice. There’s a certain amount of randomness about train travel which appeals—who’s getting on or off,...More
Cons
The wifi was spotty. Otherwise the trip was as expected.
Tips
Bring headphones.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there WiFi onboard Amtrak Carolinian?

Yes Amtrak Carolinian offers WiFi connection onboard their train trips. Though most trips with Amtrak Carolinian will have WiFi as advertised, some trips might not come equipped with Wifi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Carolinian WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends, you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets on a Amtrak Carolinian train? Are there USB plugs?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Carolinian train trips. You can generally find one or two plugs per row of seats, so be a good traveler and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power outlet USB converter that typically come with most phones and tablets. Since Amtrak Carolinian might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power outlets. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Does Amtrak Carolinian offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently Amtrak Carolinian does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station or stop.

Do you need an ID to get on a Amtrak Carolinian train?

Yes, Amtrak Carolinian requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, like a college ID, won’t work.

Can you use your phone to board Amtrak Carolinian?

Yes, you can board Amtrak Carolinian by showing your E Ticket on your phone. The E Ticket is emailed to when you make your reservation. To save yourself the trouble of digging through your inbox to find your ticket, get the Wanderu app and pull up your ticket with one click.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Carolinian trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Carolinian train trips. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages offered onboard Amtrak Carolinian trips?

Amtrak Carolinian provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Check with the carrier if snacks are for sale, and pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Carolinian ticket?

Amtrak Carolinian does not require a printed ticket to board the train. An E Ticket is sent to you by email that you can load on most electronic devices. You will want to have your ticket ready to be displayed as you board for the agent to scan. We recommend you download the Wanderu app, as it gives you super easy access to E Tickets for your upcoming trips for most carriers. As back up, road warriors recommend taking a screenshot of your E Ticket. That way, you won’t be fumbling around in case your internet connection cuts out.

Does Amtrak Carolinian offer any premium features like extra legroom, movies or TV?

Amtrak Carolinian goes the extra distance to deliver up-class offerings to its customers. Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Carolinian advertises that they offer extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you might get varies from carrier to carrier, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap Amtrak Carolinian ticket deals users recently found on Wanderu.

With 141 Amtrak Carolinian trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Carolinian tickets start at just €5.07. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As mom used to say in middle school, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

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