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There are 4 daily trains from Cary to Winston-Salem. Traveling by train from Cary to Winston-Salem usually takes around 3 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||85 mi (136 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 40m|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
What is the price of a train ticket from Cary to Winston-Salem?
In the last month, $20.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Cary, NC to Winston-Salem, 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $4.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 10 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Winston-Salem from Cary will be about $4.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Cary to Winston-Salem?
Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Cary, North Carolina to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
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 4 Amtrak trains from Cary to Winston-Salem every day, as well as 7 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $20.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Cary to Winston-Salem 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.
Can you take a train all the way from Cary to Winston-Salem?
How long is the train journey from Cary to Winston-Salem?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Cary to Winston-Salem are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 Cary at 6:00am 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 Cary to Winston-Salem?
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Winston-Salem to Cary.
Where is the train station in Cary?
There is one train station in Cary.
Where is the train station in Winston-Salem?
Winston-Salem receives travelers from Cary at its two active train stations.
Train stations in Winston-Salem:
Winston-Salem State University (PART bus stop)
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