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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Washington DC to North Charleston?

Lowest Price$90.00
Fastest Train9h 12m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Washington DC to North Charleston

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35JulJul

Monthly average prices

$150$120$90$60$30ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Washington DC to North Charleston
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Palmetto report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Nils
5.0
September 26, 2019Vacation
Pros
seats, a lot of space
Cons
Information about delay

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Washington to North Charleston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Washington DC to North Charleston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $90.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Washington to North Charleston. By booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $68.14 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Washington DC to North Charleston?

The distance between Washington DC and North Charleston is approximately 449 miles, or 723 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 12 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?

Trains from Washington DC to North Charleston are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Washington DC at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Washington DC to North Charleston?

Trains leave the station in Washington DC twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to North Charleston with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from North Charleston to Washington DC. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Washington DC to North Charleston for $71.00.

What train services are there from Washington DC to North Charleston?

2 train services operate from Washington DC to North Charleston. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Palmetto19h 12m$101.54
Amtrak Silver Service19h 26m$95.49

Where is the train station in Washington DC?

There is one train station in Washington DC:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in North Charleston?

North Charleston has one train station:

  • 4565 Gaynor Ave

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