Trains from Grand Junction to Fayetteville
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There is one daily train from Grand Junction to Fayetteville. Traveling by train from Grand Junction to Fayetteville usually takes around 60 hours and 59 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||1652 mi (2658 km)|
|Fastest train||60h 59m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
Which train should you take from Grand Junction to Fayetteville?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Grand Junction to Fayetteville. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak||1||2d 12h 59m||$415.00|
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. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Grand Junction to Fayetteville every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $415.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Grand Junction to Fayetteville 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Grand Junction to Fayetteville?
The distance between Grand Junction and Fayetteville is approximately 1652 miles, or 2658 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 60 hours and 59 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Grand Junction to Fayetteville on Saturday. Tickets for Saturday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Grand Junction at 10:00am and arrives in Fayetteville around 60 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Grand Junction to Fayetteville?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Fayetteville to Grand Junction.
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Grand Junction is a popular wine destination about four hours west of Denver and close to Colorado's border with Utah. The area is home to over 30 wineries with award-winning red wines and breathtaking views. While any vineyard or winery is worth the tour, consider booking a room to stay a while in the Chateau at Two Rivers Winery.
The Colorado River and the red rock formations around Grand Junction make the area ideal for exploring the outdoors. Take in the incredible plateau and canyon vistas at the Colorado National Monument in Grand Junction, easily one of the best destinations in Colorado. Spot wild horses on the trail to the Mount Garfield summit, or spend a serene day fishing at James M. Robb State Park.
Grand Junction Airport has direct flights to a handful of western cities, but taking the train is more convenient for connections to further destinations. The Amtrak California Zephyr stops in Grand Junction on its route from Chicago to Emeryville, with additional stops in Denver and Salt Lake City. Jefferson Lines buses also stop in the city, heading to destinations across the midwest.
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Fayetteville is a charming North Carolina city with much to discover. Military history is prominent in Fayetteville, since it’s the home of Fort Bragg, the largest military base in the world. It’s also where Babe Ruth gained the moniker "Babe" when he made his first home run as a professional athlete.
A trip to Fayetteville is sure to be a home run for you, too. The Airborne and Special Operations Museum is a popular attraction, filled with extensive exhibits about United States military history. The North Carolina Civil War & Reconstruction History Center and the nearby Arsenal Park provide a deeper dive into the Civil War era.
Stop and smell the flowers at the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, a gorgeous showcase of more than 2,000 plants, or hike along the Cape Fear River Trail.
Limited flights are available through Fayetteville Regional Airport, but you can travel to more cities from Raleigh Durham International Airport, about 60 miles away. Taking the train is convenient because of its direct service to Fayetteville on Amtrak's Silver Service or the Amtrak Palmetto. Plus, several national and regional bus carriers run routes to and from Fayetteville, including Greyhound, FlixBus US, Southeastern Stages, and Wanda Coach.
Where is the train station in Grand Junction?
Main departure station: 339 S 1st St
There is one train station in Grand Junction.
All train stations in Grand Junction:
339 S 1st St
Where is the train station in Fayetteville?
Main arrival station: 472 Hay St
Fayetteville has one train station.
All train stations in Fayetteville:
472 Hay St
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