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Rocky Mount - Jacksonville Train Timetable
There are 2 daily trains from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville. Traveling by train from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville usually takes around 10 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 9 hours and 19 minutes.
|Distance||447 mi (720 km)|
|Fastest train||9h 19m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Silver Service|
What is the price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville?
In the last month, €55.91 was the average price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount, NC to Jacksonville, FL. 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 €13.55 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €56 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €88 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.
Which train should you take from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville?
Amtrak Silver Service is the one and only train line which connects Rocky Mount, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Silver Service||2||10h 19m||€64.91|
Amtrak Silver Service
The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville start from €56 and the average train journey lasts about 10 hours and 19 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville 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 Rocky Mount to Jacksonville?
The distance between Rocky Mount and Jacksonville is approximately 447 miles, or 720 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 19 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 Rocky Mount to Jacksonville are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Thursday 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 Rocky Mount at 19:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Rocky Mount to Jacksonville?
Trains leave the station in Rocky Mount twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Jacksonville with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Jacksonville to Rocky Mount. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rocky Mount to Jacksonville for €75.39.
Jacksonville, or simply "Jax," is the largest city by area in the continental United States. Located in the northeastern corner of Florida, this sunny city along the St Johns River also boasts 22 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, coastal cuisine, and many historic neighborhoods to explore.
Natural beauty is king in Jacksonville, and where better to soak in some of the Sunshine State's outdoor wonders than the beach? Try Little Talbot Island for beachcombing or fishing, Big Talbot Island for exploring wetlands and marshes, and Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park for surfing. If you don't have the patience for birdwatching in the wild, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will let you get up-close and personal with over 2,400 animals.
To take a break from the sun's rays, head indoors to one of Jacksonville's many eclectic museums. The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens combines European-inspired gardens with an impressive collection of fine art, while the Museum of Science and History is worth a stop for its planetarium alone. On Saturdays, you wouldn’t want to miss the Riverside Arts Market where artisans and farmers set up stalls along the river, and you can catch live music, food trucks and even free yoga.
Jacksonville is easily accessed by air, train, or bus, and connects Florida to locations throughout the South. Amtrak's Jacksonville train station is located in the northern outskirts of the city, and most bus service in and out of Jacksonville conveniently departs from the JTA Intercity Bus Terminal in the heart of downtown.
Where is the train station in Rocky Mount?
There is one train station in Rocky Mount.
Where is the train station in Jacksonville?
Jacksonville has one train station.
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