Trains from High Point to Wilson

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from High Point to Wilson. Traveling by train from High Point to Wilson usually takes around 3 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Carolinian train can make the trip in 3 hours and 12 minutes.

Distance118 mi (190 km)
Fastest train3h 12m
Lowest price€27.52
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carolinian
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from High Point to Wilson

Monthly average prices


Which train should you take from High Point to Wilson?

2 train services operate from High Point to Wilson. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak14h 27m€38.83
Amtrak Carolinian13h 12m€31.36
  • 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 High Point to Wilson every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €39.

  • 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 Wilson, 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 3 hours and 12 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from High Point to Wilson 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Wilson?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from High Point to Wilson. 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 Wilson?

The distance between High Point and Wilson is approximately 118 miles, or 190 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 12 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?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from High Point to Wilson. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves High Point at 06:00 and arrives in Wilson around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from High Point to Wilson?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Wilson with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilson to High Point.

City Information


Wilson, NC, US - WLN-0

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Wilson, North Carolina, was historically known as the World's Greatest Tobacco Market. The city is located in Wilson County, home to the eponymous Wilson Botanical Gardens, Wilson Rose Garden, and Lake Wilson. The city also offers several attractions to delight history enthusiasts, like the Imagination Station Science & History Museum and the Freeman Round House of African-American History. Catch a game at local Fleming Stadium, or visit off-season to walk through the NC Baseball Museum on-site. Wilson is also known for its wind-powered sculptures in the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.

Wilson's bars and clubs comprise a fun nightlife and entertainment scene. The city features brewing companies, tequila bars, and wineries so you can have a good time no matter your drink of choice. The best spots for music, shopping, art, and food are in Historic Downtown Wilson.

You can easily travel to Wilson by train or bus from over 30 other cities. Residents and visitors ride the Amtrak Palmetto and Amtrak Carolinian trains or hop on the Tornado Bus, Wanda Coach, and El Expreso Bus. Wilson also features an on-demand micro-transit service called RIDE and is a bicycle-friendly community.

Station Information

Where is the train station in High Point?

Main departure station: 100 W High Ave

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

All train stations in High Point:

  • 100 W High Ave

  • Winston-Salem State University (PART bus stop)

  • Transp Ctr - 100 W 5th St

Where is the train station in Wilson?

Main arrival station: 401 E Nash St

Wilson has one train station.

Train stations in Wilson:

  • 401 E Nash St

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