Cheap train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Charleston


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How much are train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Charleston?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Montgomery, AL to Charleston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montgomery to Charleston is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Montgomery to Charleston was $364.00. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Montgomery, AL to Charleston?

The distance between Montgomery and Charleston is approximately 490.06 miles, or 788.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 54 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 53 hours and 36 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Montgomery to Charleston?

On Thursday trains from Montgomery to Charleston are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Montgomery, AL to Charleston

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montgomery to Charleston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Montgomery to Charleston, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Montgomery to Charleston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Montgomery, AL to Charleston, which start at $146.00.

One train company connects Montgomery to Charleston


Amtrak train tickets from Montgomery to Charleston start from $364.00, and on average cost $364.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Charleston. Amtrak in Montgomery leaves from Bus Terminal, And in Charleston trains arrive at 350 MacCorkle Ave SE,

From Montgomery to Charleston train travel on Amtrak takes 53 hours and 36 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Montgomery on their way to Charleston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Montgomery are:
  • Bus Terminal
There is one train station where trains arrive in Charleston from Montgomery. These are the busiest arriving stations in Charleston:
  • 350 MacCorkle Ave SE