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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Raleigh?

Lowest Price$55.00
Fastest Train6h 53m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Baltimore to Raleigh 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 during the holidays, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Baltimore to Raleigh?

If you're booking a train ticket for upcoming Thanksgiving travel, expect to pay around $61.80 for a ticket from Baltimore, MD to Raleigh, NC. It's especially important now to book tickets at least 16 days in advance, as train ticket prices increase during the holiday season. If you wait until the last minute to book a same-day ticket, expect to pay an additional $26.64.

How long is the train journey from Baltimore to Raleigh?

The distance between Baltimore and Raleigh is approximately 267 miles, or 429 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 53 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 Baltimore to Raleigh are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Friday 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 Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Baltimore to Raleigh?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Baltimore to Raleigh. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Raleigh to Baltimore. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Baltimore to Raleigh for $24.00.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Raleigh?

There are 3 train lines with service from Baltimore, Maryland to Raleigh, North Carolina. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak39h 56m$68.76
Amtrak Carolinian17h 18m$64.72
Amtrak Silver Service16h 53m$69.08

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Raleigh:

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

Raleigh has one train station:

  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from Baltimore to Raleigh

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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