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Manassas - Charlottesville Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Manassas to Charlottesville. Traveling by train from Manassas to Charlottesville usually takes around one hour and 32 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in one hour and 25 minutes.

Distance74 mi (119 km)
Fastest train1h 25m
Lowest price€14.52
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Manassas, VA to Charlottesville, VA

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

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Elizabeth

26 August 2020- Visiting friends

Amtrak Cardinal

Feeling very safe

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What is the price of a train ticket from Manassas to Charlottesville?

In the last month, €16.62 was the average price of a train ticket from Manassas, VA to Charlottesville, VA. 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €16.10 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€38€26€13SepOct

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Manassas to Charlottesville will vary between €15 and €27. Planning a train trip to Charlottesville within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Manassas over the next 7 days is €18. 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

€21€17€13€9€4ONDJFMAMJJAS

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Manassas to Charlottesville 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 €15 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Manassas to Charlottesville in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €21 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

€43€34€26€17€93020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Charlottesville from Manassas will be about €16.10 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Manassas to Charlottesville?

There are 3 train lines with service from Manassas, Virginia to Charlottesville, Virginia. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Cardinal11h 51m€26.33
Amtrak Crescent11h 25m€22.78
Amtrak Northeast Regional11h 31m€17.14
  • Amtrak Cardinal

    Amtrak Cardinal

    The Amtrak Cardinal is a long distance passenger rail service from New York to Chicago, connecting a total of 31 cities. As one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the Cardinal is a popular train line connecting the Northeast to the Southeast, and offers top-notch comfort thanks to its seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available for purchase in the Cardinal Café. There are usually 1 Cardinal trips from Manassas to Charlottesville per day, with an average trip length of 1 hours and 51 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 Manassas to Charlottesville take about 1 hours and 25 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from €15.

  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from Manassas to Charlottesville, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Manassas to Charlottesville 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 Manassas to Charlottesville?

The distance between Manassas and Charlottesville is approximately 74 miles, or 119 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 25 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 Manassas to Charlottesville are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday 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 Manassas at 11:00 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 Manassas to Charlottesville?

Trains leave the station in Manassas twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville to Manassas.

City Information

Charlottesville

Lovingly called Mr. Jefferson’s City by locals, Charlottesville is a historic town with plenty of interesting attractions to draw in not only fans of history but also of arts and culture. The prime attraction of the city is the famous estate of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello. This 5000-acre mansion is an architectural masterpiece that combines Parisian and Italian elements, giving you a day’s worth of exploration. For those looking for a more idyllic landscape, try Carter Mountain Orchard, which offers apple-picking sessions as well. The University of Charlottesville is also a must-not-miss destination. As the only university in the U.S. to be designated a World Heritage Site, it offers interesting insights into the history of education of the country.

Charlottesville’s wines are famous around the country, and the Monticello Wine Trail is perfect for trying out the best wines that the region has to offer. For an amazing dinner experience, C & O Restaurant, which has been in business since 1976, will be a great choice.

The city’s busiest bus stop is the Greyhound bus stop located downtown at 310 W Main St. For trains, head over to the nearby Amtrak train station, also on W Main St. Charlottesville is served by Amtrak’s Cardinal, Crescent and Northeast Regional lines. The city’s main airport is the Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport, 8 miles from the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Manassas?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Manassas.

Where is the train station in Charlottesville?

Arrival stations

Charlottesville has one train station.

Need a return trip from Charlottesville to Manassas?

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