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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Rocky Mount to New York. Traveling by train from Rocky Mount to New York usually takes around 8 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Silver Service train can make the trip in 8 hours and 47 minutes.

Distance388 mi (625 km)
Fastest train8h 47m
Lowest price€71.74
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Silver Service
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Rocky Mount, NC to New York, NY

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Valerie C

6 August 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Carolinian

Pros: Helpfulness and friendliness of staff, convenience of fully stocked Restaurant, with friendly customer service, clean washrooms. Cons: The wifi was in and out, I guess could be expected when passing through no service areas. Tips: Follow conducters regular announ...

Pros: Helpfulness and friendliness of staff, convenience of fully stocked Restaurant, with friendly customer service, clean washrooms. Cons: The wifi was in and out, I guess could be expected when passing through no service areas. Tips: Follow conducters regular announcements, of mandated regulations of wearing a mask.

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5.0

Starrlett

2 January 2020- Regular commuter

Amtrak Silver Service

Bathroom maintenance

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What is the price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount to New York?

In the last month, €78.31 was the average price of a train ticket from Rocky Mount, NC to New York, NY. 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 €59.99 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€102€68€34SepOct

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Rocky Mount to New York will vary between €72 and €102. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Rocky Mount over the next 7 days is €76. 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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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Rocky Mount to New York by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €73 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Rocky Mount to New York in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €90 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New York from Rocky Mount will be about €59.99 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Rocky Mount to New York?

There are 3 train lines with service from Rocky Mount, North Carolina to New York, New York. Amtrak Silver Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian18h 55m€84.25
Amtrak Palmetto19h 4m€97.87
Amtrak Silver Service28h 49m€95.69
  • 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 Rocky Mount and New York, 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 8 hours and 55 minutes.

  • Amtrak Palmetto

    Amtrak Palmetto

    The Palmetto is an Amtrak train service that runs a total of 829 miles from New York City to Savannah, GA, connecting 20 cities from the Northeast to the Southeast along the way. Traveling from Rocky Mount to New York is comfortable and relaxing on the Palmetto, thanks to the train’s free WiFi, power outlets, and seating with extra legroom. You can pick from 1 daily departures along this route, with train ticket pricing at an average of on the Palmetto.

  • Amtrak Silver Service

    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 New York start from €72 and the average train journey lasts about 8 hours and 49 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Rocky Mount to New York 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 New York?

The distance between Rocky Mount and New York is approximately 388 miles, or 625 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 47 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 New York 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 Saturday 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 02:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. 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 New York?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Rocky Mount to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Rocky Mount. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Rocky Mount to New York for €68.33.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Rocky Mount?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Rocky Mount.

Where is the train station in New York?

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Arrival stations

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

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