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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Burlington to Cary. Traveling by train from Burlington to Cary usually takes around 57 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance42 mi (68 km)
Fastest train0h 57m
Lowest price$9.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Burlington to Cary?

In the last month, $9.41 was the average price of a train ticket from Burlington, NC to Cary, NC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.88 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JunJun

Over the next four weeks, the average daily price of train tickets to Cary from Burlington is expected to remain pretty much the same. As a result, a one-way train trip will cost about $9 regardless of the day you pick to travel.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Burlington to Cary by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $8 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Burlington to Cary in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $11 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 14 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Cary from Burlington will be about $0.88 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Burlington to Cary?

There are 3 train lines with service from Burlington, North Carolina to Cary, North Carolina. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak10h 58m$9.61
Amtrak Carolinian10h 59m$9.63
Amtrak Piedmont20h 58m$9.61
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 Burlington to Cary every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $9.

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  • Amtrak Carolinian

    Amtrak Carolinian

    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 Burlington and Cary, 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 0 hours and 59 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burlington to Cary 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Burlington to Cary?

The distance between Burlington and Cary is approximately 42 miles, or 68 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 57 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Cary.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Burlington to Cary 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 Tuesday 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 Burlington at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Burlington to Cary?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Burlington to Cary.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Cary to Burlington.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Burlington?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Burlington.

Where is the train station in Cary?

Arrival stations

Cary has one train station.

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