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What train companies travel to Burlington, North Carolina?

Located in North Carolina, Burlington is accessible by train from 23 other cities. You can choose from 53 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Burlington on Wanderu. Amtrak Piedmont usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Burlington are also available.

Train companies serving Burlington

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian234h 15m$47.76
Amtrak124h 18m$34.06
Amtrak Piedmont81h 17m$13.27
  • 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 boasts seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car.

  • 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.

  • Amtrak Piedmont

    Amtrak Piedmont

    To accommodate a growing demand for additional train services in North Carolina, the Amtrak Piedmont was established in 1995, offering connections between Charlotte and Raleigh. The route consists of nine stops, with a complete end-to-end trip taking around three hours. The Amtrak Piedmont runs three times daily in either direction. Each train offers WiFi, lavatories, business and coach class seating, and a cafe car to ensure passengers never have to go hungry.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a good price for a train ticket to Burlington?

$6.00 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Burlington, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Burlington. In the last month, trains from Greensboro to Burlington had the lowest average price at $6.00.

Where is the train station in Burlington, NC?

The main train station in Burlington is 101 N Main St. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Burlington.

Which train carrier has the best service to Burlington?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Burlington by train with Amtrak giving them a 5 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak Piedmont had the most comfortable train service to Burlington taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak Piedmont offers. They rate Amtrak Piedmont a 4.7 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Burlington punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Burlington, rating them a 5 based on their on time arrivals.

Is Burlington a popular train travel destination?

Burlington ranks number 11 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 339 in United States. Burlington ranks number 14 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Burlington via train service. On average 47 direct daily train trips serve Burlington.

What is the population of Burlington?

The population of Burlington is 52472. Burlington ranks number 14 in terms of population in North Carolina and number 338 in all of United States.

How much do train tickets to Burlington cost?

Train tickets to Burlington range from $6 for a short trip to Burlington, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Burlington starts at , and a longer trip by train to Burlington can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as $32 .

What type of traveler does Burlington attract?

Solo travelers choose to travel by train to Burlington for its affordable fares and because of the safe and convenient experience that they note in their reviews.

What train station is located closest to the city center of Burlington?

The closest train station to the city center of Burlington is 101 N Main St, located just 0.2 miles away. Select 101 N Main St as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Burlington. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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