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Baltimore - Salisbury Train Schedule

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Other ways to get from Baltimore to Salisbury

There are usually 3 daily bus trips available from Baltimore to Salisbury.

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 3 daily train trips between Baltimore and Salisbury. The average train journey from Baltimore to Salisbury takes 9 hours and 26 minutes, but some Amtrak Crescent train trips are as short as 8 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance328 mi (527 km)
Fastest train8h 10m
Lowest price$96.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

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

The average price for a train ticket from Baltimore, MD to Salisbury, NC is $96.00, By booking your trip at least 29 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $66.89 more.

Monthly average prices

Ticket prices for the train from Baltimore to Salisbury often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $74. If you're thinking of traveling from Baltimore to Salisbury during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $122 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches


If you're looking to save on your train trip from Baltimore to Salisbury, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $66.89 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Baltimore to Salisbury?

There are 3 train lines with service from Baltimore to Salisbury. Amtrak is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak29h 48m$144.15
Amtrak Carolinian19h 58m$142.19
Amtrak Crescent18h 10m$147.33
  • 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 2 Amtrak trains from Baltimore to Salisbury every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $96.

  • The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Baltimore and Salisbury, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 9 hours and 58 minutes.

  • The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Baltimore to Salisbury take about 8 hours and 10 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $96.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Baltimore and Salisbury is approximately 328 miles, or 527 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 10 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.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Baltimore to Salisbury. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Tuesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Baltimore at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Salisbury. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Salisbury to Baltimore.

City Information


Baltimore is a seaport in Maryland best known for its crab cakes and baseball legend, Babe Ruth. As there is plenty to see in Charm City, you'll be singing "Good Morning, Baltimore'' as soon as you experience all of the sights and activities this quirky town has to offer.

Some of Baltimore's most impressive attractions are centered in and around Inner Harbor. This scenic waterfront is filled with historic ships, dating as far back as the Civil War in the case of the USS Constellation. Alongside shops and restaurants, Inner Harbor also hosts the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center, and several entertainment venues where you can catch live music. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of the harbor from atop Federal Hill Park, or if you prefer the view that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner," head out to Fort McHenry, known for its role in the War of 1812.

Baltimore is one of the stops on Wanderu's recommended East Coast wine tour, but don't worry about racking up a hefty tab; luckily, Baltimore is also one of the cheapest drinking cities in the U.S., with the cheapest bottle of beer going for just $1.42. Enjoy your wine or beer along the Avenue in Hampden, a neighborhood known for its hipster bars, restaurants, and boutiques.

Ready to plan your Baltimore adventure? Numerous bus and train options make Baltimore affordably accessible by ground transportation, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport not only offers hundreds of daily flights, it also is one of the best airports for food in the U.S.


Salisbury, NC, US - SAL-0

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Salisbury is in the Piedmont region, just outside of Charlotte. The city is the oldest continually populated colonial town in the region, popular for its historic preservation.

Salisbury features sights for history and art buffs, including the Rowan Museum Inc, Waterworks Visual Art Center, and Boone's Cave Park. You can also enjoy the outdoors through different trails, like Dunn's Mountain Park, Hurley Park, and Salisbury Community Park. Historic locations like the National Cemetery and the Foundation, or architecture like the Hall House Museum. From the museums and arts to the family-friendly attractions, Salisbury is known to offer a balanced experience.

Salisbury has a vibrant nightlife, especially for those who like drinking wine. You can check out their vineyards, wine tours, breweries, bars, taverns, and taprooms. It also features night lounges, clubs, grills, bars, restaurants, and more. In Downtown Salisbury, you can enjoy different forms of dining and entertainment in their theater and locally owned stores, restaurants, and boutiques.

The closest major airport is the Charlotte International Airport. You can easily access Salisbury from 30 neighboring cities by bus, powered by bus lines like the Tornado Bus, Wanda Coach, El Expreso Bus, and PandaNY Bus. You can also visit the city by train via carriers like Amtrak with the Amtrak Crescent, Amtrak Carolinian, and Amtrak Piedmont.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Baltimore?

Main departure station: Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

There are two stations in Baltimore where you can board the train to Salisbury.

All train stations in Baltimore:

  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)

  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St

Where is the train station in Salisbury?

Main arrival station: 215 Depot St

Salisbury has one train station.

All train stations in Salisbury:

  • 215 Depot St

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