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Trip Summary

There are 8 daily trains from High Point to Charlotte. Traveling by train from High Point to Charlotte usually takes around 2 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 21 minutes.

Distance69 mi (111 km)
Fastest train1h 21m
Lowest price€13.12
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines4

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from High Point to Charlotte

(Based on 7 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Mary J

30 March 2022- Visiting family

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: I liked the help I received with my suitcase, and the ride was pleasant and uneventful. Cons: The person at the ticket counter could have been friendlier. Tips: Be alert! You don’t have a lot of time to get on and off. Adequate, but you can’t dawdle!

Pros: I liked the help I received with my suitcase, and the ride was pleasant and uneventful. Cons: The person at the ticket counter could have been friendlier. Tips: Be alert! You don’t have a lot of time to get on and off. Adequate, but you can’t dawdle!

4.0

Sarah

5 August 2021- Couples trip

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: Very scenic, didn’t have to fight traffic. Was able to relax and sit and talk with my wife. Cons: The train was 30 minutes late getting to high point. I wish the local operator had communicated that better with us. Tips: Download the app prior to your trip.

Pros: Very scenic, didn’t have to fight traffic. Was able to relax and sit and talk with my wife. Cons: The train was 30 minutes late getting to high point. I wish the local operator had communicated that better with us. Tips: Download the app prior to your trip.

5.0

Tameka

6 September 2020- Regular commuter

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: I enjoy the fact that I arrive early. Cons: The seats are comfortable but I need a little bit of leg when you scratch my leg my leg stay bent too much it hurts when I stand up.

Pros: I enjoy the fact that I arrive early. Cons: The seats are comfortable but I need a little bit of leg when you scratch my leg my leg stay bent too much it hurts when I stand up.

5.0

TAMEKA

30 August 2020- Regular commuter

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: The smooth ride. Cons: More space to scratch my legs. Tips: Bring sanitizer wipe off your seat.

Pros: The smooth ride. Cons: More space to scratch my legs. Tips: Bring sanitizer wipe off your seat.

5.0

Tameka

29 January 2020- Business

Amtrak Piedmont

Pros: Reading material. Cons: Clean the seats. Tips: Get your ticket early.

Pros: Reading material. Cons: Clean the seats. Tips: Get your ticket early.

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

In the last month, €15.50 was the average price of a train ticket from High Point to Charlotte. 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 €2.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€28€19€9MayJun

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from High Point to Charlotte will vary between €13 and €17. Planning a train trip to Charlotte within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from High Point over the next 7 days is €13. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from High Point to Charlotte 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 €14 whenever you decide to board the train to Charlotte.

Prices as travel date approaches

€23€19€14€9€53020100

Since the average price of train trips from High Point to Charlotte 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 High Point to Charlotte?

There are 4 train lines with service from High Point to Charlotte. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak42h 42m€17.79
Amtrak Carolinian11h 24m€13.49
Amtrak Crescent11h 41m€13.68
Amtrak Piedmont21h 22m€13.49
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from High Point to Charlotte every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €13.

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  • 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 High Point and Charlotte, 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 24 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 High Point to Charlotte take about 1 hours and 41 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from €13.

  • 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 High Point to Charlotte 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 High Point to Charlotte?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from High Point to Charlotte. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from High Point to Charlotte?

The distance between High Point and Charlotte is approximately 69 miles, or 111 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 21 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 High Point to Charlotte 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 Monday 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 High Point at 00:00 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 High Point to Charlotte?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Charlotte. 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 Charlotte to High Point.

City Information

Charlotte

A mecca for fans of speed in general and for NASCAR in particular, Charlotte is a burgeoning urban center that still retains its southern charm. Even if you are not a hardcore fan of NASCAR, it is still worth taking the time to check it out. Housing more than just plaques dedicated to legendary drivers, the museum also features high-tech exhibits, as well as racing simulators to keep you enthralled. If cars are not your thing, the bustling Uptown area, which houses the city’s top museums such as Discovery Place or Mint Museum Uptown, will offer a day’s worth of interesting facts to enjoy. When you wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of Uptown, Freedom Park, located about three miles north of the city center, provides a natural refuge where you can recover.

Charlotte’s food scene is brimming with life, as modernized Southern staples take the city by storm. Perhaps the best place to enjoy the tastiest Southern dishes in town is at Price’s Chicken Coop. If you are looking to enjoy some fine barbecues, Midwood Smokehouse or Noble Smoke might have what you need.

Charlotte’s busiest bus station is at W 4th St in the heart of the city, offering bus trips by several carriers like Greyhound and Jefferson Lines to other cities such as Richmond or New York. The city is served by three Amtrak lines: the Crescent, the Carolinian, and the Piedmont. Travelers can catch these trains at the station on Tryon St in Lockwood. The main airport of the city is the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, which is the sixth-busiest airport in the country. It is located 6 miles from the city center.

Station Information

Where is the train station in High Point?

Departure stations

High Point has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Charlotte.

All train stations in High Point:

  • 100 W High Ave

  • Winston-Salem State University (PART bus stop)

  • Transp Ctr - 100 W 5th St

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