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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Charlotte to Greensboro?

Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train1h 31m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charlotte to Greensboro 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, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Charlotte to Greensboro?

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, 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 $3.81 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Charlotte to Greensboro?

The distance between Charlotte and Greensboro is approximately 83 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 31 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Charlotte to Greensboro are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday 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 Charlotte at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. 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 Charlotte to Greensboro?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Charlotte to Greensboro.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Greensboro to Charlotte. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Charlotte to Greensboro for $18.00.

Which train should you take from Charlotte to Greensboro?

There are 3 train lines with service from Charlotte, North Carolina to Greensboro, North Carolina. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian11h 35m$16.28
Amtrak Crescent11h 51m$16.52
Amtrak Piedmont11h 31m$16.21

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

There is one train station in Charlotte:

  • 1914 N Tryon St

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Greensboro has one train station:

  • Galyon Transp Ctr - 236 E Washington St

Price trends for trains from Charlotte to Greensboro

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10OctNov

Monthly average prices

$25$20$15$10$5NDJFMAMJJASO

Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC
5.0
Based on 5 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Beverlee
5.0
February 8, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Very peacful ride. The train was also very timely.
Cons
N/A

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Piedmont report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.3
Value
4.3
Condition
4.8
Arveyyah
5.0
March 8, 2020Solo travel
Pros
It was nice quiet and clean.
Cons
Sanitizer available
Twana
5.0
October 5, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Train was on schedule and the staff was pleasant
Cons
So far nothing
Tips
No
Saikrishna
5.0
September 2, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The ambience
Cons
Wi-Fi interruptions at times
Sarah
5.0
July 18, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
The train was very spacious and exactly on time.
Cons
The train station was far from any restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
Tips
As a woman traveling alone I felt very safe on this train ride.

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