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Charlotte-North Charleston Train Timetable
There is one daily train from Charlotte to North Charleston. Traveling by train from Charlotte to North Charleston usually takes around 12 hours and 27 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||171 mi (276 km)|
|Fastest train||12h 27m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Charlotte to North Charleston?
In the last month, €74.24 was the average price of a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to North Charleston, SC. 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 €18.56 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Charlotte to North Charleston by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for October. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €75 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Charlotte to North Charleston in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €97 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to North Charleston from Charlotte will be about €18.56 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Charlotte to North Charleston?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Charlotte, North Carolina to North Charleston, South Carolina. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 North Charleston every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €74.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Charlotte to North Charleston 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 North Charleston?
The distance between Charlotte and North Charleston is approximately 171 miles, or 276 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 27 minutes,
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Charlotte to North Charleston are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Charlotte at 06:00 and arrives in North Charleston around 12 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Charlotte to North Charleston?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from North Charleston to Charlotte. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Charlotte to North Charleston for €23.10.
Where is the train station in Charlotte?
There is one train station in Charlotte.
Where is the train station in North Charleston?
North Charleston has one train station.
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