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About Amtrak Piedmont

Amtrak Piedmont is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest Amtrak Piedmont tickets by searching Wanderu.com. Overall, Amtrak Piedmont serves 61 routes, connecting 9 cities in one country. To cover all these routes Amtrak Piedmont runs an average of 42 trips per day and 588 trips per month. These train trips range in price from $5.50 to $40.50 based on a variety of factors.

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Amtrak Piedmont train Coverage

Daily Trips42
stations9
cities9
countries1

Amtrak Piedmont train amenities

Air conditioningAir conditioning
RestroomRestroom
Extra legroomExtra legroom
Loyalty rewardsLoyalty rewards
Power outletPower outlet
SnacksSnacks
WiFiWiFi

Reviews from Wanderu Customers traveling with Amtrak Piedmont

Overall review score for Amtrak Piedmont
4.8
Based on 39 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Greensboro to Durham with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 83 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Timeliness
4.7
Staff
3.8
Value
5.0
Condition
4.2
Myesha
3.0
December 9, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was fast and convenient.
Cons
Hospitality.staff was rude.
Sydney
5.0
November 7, 2019Solo travel
Pros
It was a smooth ride & i fell asleep
Cons
The seat kinda hurt my back
Tips
Bring snacks!
Kathy
4.0
September 21, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I take this trip once a month, going to Durham is good but the return trip, it has only been on time once. The other trips have been late as much as 3 hours.
Cons
Let people know when the train will be late by text.
Tips
Enjoy the ride
Kathy
5.0
August 24, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Seeing my friend
Cons
The steps getting on and off the train
Tips
Just be careful of stairs getting on the train.
Kathy
5.0
June 22, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Very relaxing
Cons
The steps getting on and off the train.
Tips
Just enjoy

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Charlotte to Durham with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Timeliness
3.3
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Alexandria
5.0
December 31, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train was clean, staff always friendly, did not lose luggage and arrived on time.
Cons
Consistent rules. The first train ride I was able to put my carry on in seat with me but the second train ride I was asked to move it even though there were plenty of other seats available.
Maurice
1.0
September 27, 2019Couples trip
Pros
The train was canceled 45 min before departure. Not happy

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Charlotte to Cary with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Prasheeth
4.0
November 26, 2019Visiting family
Cons
WIFI.
Judith
5.0
August 25, 2019Solo travel
Pros
I could work and rest while traveling

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Charlotte to Greensboro with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
4.3
Value
4.3
Condition
4.8
Arveyyah
5.0
March 8, 2020Solo travel
Pros
It was nice quiet and clean.
Cons
Sanitizer available
Twana
5.0
October 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Train was on schedule and the staff was pleasant
Cons
So far nothing
Tips
No
Saikrishna
5.0
September 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The ambience
Cons
Wi-Fi interruptions at times
Sarah
5.0
July 18, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train was very spacious and exactly on time.
Cons
The train station was far from any restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Tips
As a woman traveling alone I felt very safe on this train ride.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Cary to Charlotte with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
5.0
Joshua
5.0
August 16, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The simplicity and spaciousness of travel
Cons
The train was about 10 minutes late both ways
Tips
Ride the train!
Michael
5.0
June 15, 2019Solo travel
Pros
My window seat.
Cons
Nothing
Tips
It’s cheaper than a plane.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Raleigh to Charlotte with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Sally
5.0
August 10, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The staff was very gracious and accommodating to me
Matilda
5.0
June 9, 2019Business
Pros
Everything from the friendly staff to the clean car and seats! I am definitely using this service again!
Cons
Nothing.
Tips
You're missing out big time if you're not using Amtrak services!

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Charlotte to Raleigh with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
5.0
Rosalie
5.0
September 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Not too much or toolong stop
Cons
Will use Amtrak while I can.
Tips
Check Amtrak befiore looking for a bus. It is reliable on time excellent service
Cassandra
5.0
September 12, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I had never taken a train before, it was comfortable and not at all what I had expected. I would definitely travel by train in the future.
Tips
I arrived 15 minutes early and they were already boarding.

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Durham to Charlotte with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
4.5
Value
4.5
Condition
4.5
Camilo
5.0
July 19, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Very nice, clean and very similar to best trains in Europe, even it’s only one class the experience was very good. I will think next time going to visit my daughter at uNC Chapel Hill if it’s worthy or not to drive... probably will use the train again.
Cons
Nothing, I am very satisfied
Tips
Thanks the risk and use the train, it was very good and relaxed experience.

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Kannapolis to Durham with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
3.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Whitlee
5.0
January 18, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Got to relax. Did not have to drive my car.
Cons
Conductor gave all the kids cardbord Amtrak trains... but skipped my son entirely. Treat all people fairly.

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled from Raleigh to Greensboro with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Timeliness
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0
Nicholas
5.0
June 29, 2019Business
Pros
I like the fact that there were no interruptions and that it was peaceful.
Cons
Everything was A1!!!!
Tips
Sit back and enjoy the ride!!!!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there WiFi onboard Amtrak Piedmont?

Yes Amtrak Piedmont offers WiFi connection onboard their train trips. Though most trips with Amtrak Piedmont will have WiFi as advertised, some trips might not come equipped with Wifi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. Amtrak Piedmont WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends, you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge watch your favorite show.

Are there power outlets on a Amtrak Piedmont train? Are there USB plugs?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard Amtrak Piedmont train trips. You can generally find one or two plugs per row of seats, so be a good traveler and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a power outlet USB converter that typically come with most phones and tablets. Since Amtrak Piedmont might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power outlets. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

Does Amtrak Piedmont offer will call tickets, that you pick up at the station?

No, currently Amtrak Piedmont does not offer will call tickets. You should purchase your tickets online and make sure you have everything you need to board before you arrive at the station or stop.

Do you need an ID to get on a Amtrak Piedmont train?

Yes, Amtrak Piedmont requires you to present an ID to an agent to be allowed to board the train. Make sure you have identification issued by a government agency that meets the carrier’s requirements. Alternative IDs, like a college ID, won’t work.

Can you use your phone to board Amtrak Piedmont?

Yes, you can board Amtrak Piedmont by showing your E Ticket on your phone. The E Ticket is emailed to when you make your reservation. To save yourself the trouble of digging through your inbox to find your ticket, get the Wanderu app and pull up your ticket with one click.

Are there bathrooms on Amtrak Piedmont trains?

Yes, there are bathrooms on Amtrak Piedmont train trips. The bathrooms are pretty basic and include a toilet, toilet paper and hand sanitizer. Most bathrooms don’t have running water. As you will be using a bathroom on a moving vehicle, please use caution and hold on to a rail at all times.

Are meals or beverages offered onboard Amtrak Piedmont trips?

Amtrak Piedmont provides snacks to satisfy your hunger during your travels. Check with the carrier if snacks are for sale, and pack a credit card and some cash in case you get hungry.

Do you have to print your Amtrak Piedmont ticket?

Amtrak Piedmont does not require a printed ticket to board the train. An E Ticket is sent to you by email that you can load on most electronic devices. You will want to have your ticket ready to be displayed as you board for the agent to scan. We recommend you download the Wanderu app, as it gives you super easy access to E Tickets for your upcoming trips for most carriers. As back up, road warriors recommend taking a screenshot of your E Ticket. That way, you won’t be fumbling around in case your internet connection cuts out.

Does Amtrak Piedmont offer any premium features like extra legroom, movies or TV?

Amtrak Piedmont goes the extra distance to deliver up-class offerings to its customers. Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as Amtrak Piedmont advertises that they offer extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you might get varies from carrier to carrier, but getting extra is always good.

Amtrak Piedmont serves travelers in with train service to 9 destinations. These are the most popular Amtrak Piedmont schedules and routes.

Raleigh to Durham
Daily Trips2
Price$7.00
Charlotte to Greensboro
Daily Trips2
Price$18.00
Greensboro to Durham
Daily Trips2
Price$12.00
Charlotte to Durham
Daily Trips2
Price$28.00
Charlotte to Raleigh
Daily Trips2
Price$30.00

Cheap Amtrak Piedmont tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 42 Amtrak Piedmont trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and Amtrak Piedmont tickets start at just $5.50. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users. As these bargains are in really high demand, they’re poised to sell out fast and may no longer be available. Chill. As mom used to say in middle school, there’s plenty of fish in the sea. We can help you catch them all!

Raleigh to Salisbury
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Lowest price$25.00
Charlotte to Greensboro
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Lowest price$18.00
High Point to Cary
Travel date
Lowest price$17.00
Charlotte to Durham
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Lowest price$28.00
Charlotte to Cary
Travel date
Lowest price$29.00