Cheap Charlotte to Durham train tickets

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Lowest Price$27.00
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5.0
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Amtrak
5.0
Based on 1 reviews
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Amtrak Piedmont
5.0
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How to find cheap train tickets from Charlotte to Durham ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Charlotte to Durham is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Charlotte to Durham was $28.44. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.91 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Charlotte to Durham ? How far is Charlotte to Durham ?

The distance between Charlotte to Durham is 121.47 miles or 195.44 km. A train trip from Charlotte to Durham typically takes 3 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 31 minutes to get from Charlotte to Durham.

A train getaway to Durham clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Durham before you have to hop on the train back to Charlotte. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Durham. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.

On Wednesday trains from Charlotte to Durham are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Piedmont has the most connections between Charlotte to Durham

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Durham. On the route to Durham 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Piedmont offers the most scheduled departures between Charlotte to Durham, usually offering 2 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Durham, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Charlotte to Durham, which start at $1.00.

Charlotte to Durham is served by 3 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from $27.00, and on average cost $29.54. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Durham. Amtrak in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Durham on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $30.72 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

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Avg. Time
5h 1m
Avg. Price
$29.54

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from $27.00, and on average cost $30.06. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Durham. Amtrak Carolinian in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 2 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Durham on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $31.49 for a one-way weekend reservation from Charlotte.

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2h 39m
Avg. Price
$30.06

Amtrak Piedmont

Amtrak Piedmont train tickets from Charlotte to Durham start from $27.00, and on average cost $30.10. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Piedmont schedules to Durham. Amtrak Piedmont in Charlotte leaves from 1914 N Tryon St, And in Durham trains arrive at 601 W Main St,

From Charlotte to Durham train travel on Amtrak Piedmont takes 2 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Durham faster, Amtrak Piedmont offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Piedmont offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.21 for a one-way train ticket to Durham.

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WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
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Avg. Time
2h 32m
Avg. Price
$30.10

Plan your next adventure:

There is one train station from which trains depart Charlotte on their way to Durham. The busiest departure station in Charlotte serving this route is 1914 N Tryon St.
  • 1914 N Tryon St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Durham from Charlotte., The busiest departure station in Charlotte serving this route is 601 W Main St.
  • 601 W Main St