Trains from Cary to Salisbury
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There are 5 daily trains from Cary to Salisbury. Traveling by train from Cary to Salisbury usually takes around 3 hours and 12 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||95 mi (153 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 10m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Cary to Salisbury?
In the last month, €19.05 was the average price of a train ticket from Cary to Salisbury. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €17.57 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
Prices as travel date approaches
Since the average price of train trips from Cary to Salisbury 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 Cary to Salisbury?
There are 3 train lines with service from Cary to Salisbury. Amtrak is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Carolinian||1||2h 21m||€19.05|
|Amtrak Piedmont||2||2h 10m||€19.05|
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 2 Amtrak trains from Cary to Salisbury every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €19.
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 Cary 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 2 hours and 21 minutes.
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 Cary 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Cary to Salisbury?
How long is the train journey from Cary to Salisbury?
When are trains the most crowded?
Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Cary to Salisbury. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Cary at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Cary to Salisbury?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Salisbury. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Salisbury to Cary.
Where is the train station in Cary?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 15 stops and stations in Cary where you can board the train.
All train stations in Cary:
211 N Academy St
148 W Morse Blvd
8303 NW 37th Ave
1400 Sligh Blvd
Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave
850 Pulaski St
Tri-Rail Station - 200 SW 21 Ter
2 Main St and Bridges St
2611 Seaboard Coastline Dr
Grand Central Station - 111 E Dakin Ave
3001 Hollywood Blvd
235 NW Broad St
2491 Old New York Ave
205 S Tamarind Ave
601 North Main St
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