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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Charlotte to Greensboro. Traveling by train from Charlotte to Greensboro usually takes around one hour and 35 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 31 minutes.

Distance83 mi (134 km)
Fastest train1h 31m
Lowest price€13.20
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines4

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

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

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)




4 June 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: My trip was extremely enjoyable and I will be traveling again by train. Cons: I do not think anything needs to be done to improve the travel. Tips: Just for them to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

Pros: My trip was extremely enjoyable and I will be traveling again by train. Cons: I do not think anything needs to be done to improve the travel. Tips: Just for them to sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.



11 May 2021 - Business

Amtrak Piedmont

you get to see America roll on by

you get to see America roll on by



7 March 2021 - Business

Amtrak Piedmont

The train staff were very professional

The train staff were very professional



8 March 2020 - Solo travel

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: It was nice quiet and clean. Cons: Sanitizer available.

Pros: It was nice quiet and clean. Cons: Sanitizer available.



8 February 2020 - Visiting friends


Pros: Very peacful ride. The train was also very timely. Cons: N/A.

Pros: Very peacful ride. The train was also very timely. Cons: N/A.

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

In the last month, €13.35 was the average price of a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC. 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €3.75 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Greensboro from Charlotte is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about €13 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Charlotte 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 €15 whenever you decide to board the train to Greensboro.

Prices as travel date approaches


Since the average price of train trips from Charlotte 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 Charlotte to Greensboro?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 31m€13.92
Amtrak Carolinian11h 35m€13.91
Amtrak Crescent11h 52m€15.66
Amtrak Piedmont21h 31m€13.92
  • 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 Charlotte to Greensboro every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €13.

  • 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 Charlotte 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 1 hours and 35 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 Charlotte to Greensboro take about 1 hours and 52 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from €13.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Charlotte and Greensboro is approximately 83 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 31 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Charlotte to Greensboro are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Charlotte at 01:00 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 Charlotte to Greensboro?

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

You can also take a train for your return trip from Greensboro to Charlotte. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Charlotte to Greensboro for €14.85.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Charlotte.

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Arrival stations

Greensboro has one train station.

Need a return trip from Greensboro to Charlotte?

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