Cheap Washington DC to Charlotte  train tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Washington to Charlotte 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 Washington to Charlotte was $79.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $18.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 journey from Washington DC to Charlotte ? How far is Washington DC to Charlotte ?

The distance between Washington DC to Charlotte is 329.80 miles or 530.62 km. A train trip from Washington DC to Charlotte typically takes 8 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Crescent. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 50 minutes to get from Washington to Charlotte.

Going from Washington to Charlotte by train takes over 8 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Wednesday trains from Washington to Charlotte 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Crescent has the most connections between Washington DC to Charlotte

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Charlotte 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Crescent offers the most scheduled departures between Washington to Charlotte, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Charlotte with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte, which start at $1.00.

Washington to Charlotte is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte start from $87.50, and on average cost $119.66. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Washington DC to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 50 minutes.

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11h 50m
Avg. Price
$119.66

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte start from $90.00, and on average cost $93.97. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Carolinian in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Washington DC to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 9 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $95.63 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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Avg. Time
9h 48m
Avg. Price
$93.97

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Washington DC to Charlotte start from $72.00, and on average cost $81.44. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Crescent in Washington leaves from Union Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Washington DC to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 7 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 50 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $80.76 for a one-way weekend reservation from Washington.

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Avg. Time
7h 51m
Avg. Price
$81.44
There is one train station from which trains depart Washington on their way to Charlotte. The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is Union Station.
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Charlotte from Washington., The busiest departure station in Washington serving this route is 1914 N Tryon St.
  • 1914 N Tryon St