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Durham-Wilson Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Durham to Wilson. Traveling by train from Durham to Wilson usually takes around one hour and 47 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance58 mi (94 km)
Fastest train1h 47m
Lowest price$15.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Carolinian
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Durham to Wilson

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Durham to Wilson?

Amtrak Carolinian is the one and only train line which connects Durham, North Carolina to Wilson, North Carolina. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Carolinian11h 48m$16.82
  • 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 Durham and Wilson, 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 1 hours and 48 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Durham to Wilson 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 Durham to Wilson?

The distance between Durham and Wilson is approximately 58 miles, or 94 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 47 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 Durham to Wilson are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Durham at 9:00am and arrives in Wilson about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Durham to Wilson?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Wilson with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilson to Durham. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Durham to Wilson for $45.00.

City Information

Durham

Durham is a little treasure cove for all fans of history and the United States’ heritage. The first and foremost thing you should try out is go on a hike on one of the city’s iconic trails. For a more traditional hiking experience, try the Eno River Trail. If you wish to enjoy a more unique experience, the American Tobacco Trail will be a better choice, as it follows the old CSX railroad. For those who want to explore the city’s rich history, check out the Stagville Plantation, which is now a museum dedicated to the city’s antebellum history, offering a unique historical perspective.

Durham’s food scene is vibrant and exciting. Fans of seafood will definitely be amazed at how fresh and delicious the seafood at Mateo Bar de Tapas is. If you wish to try out Italian eats with a twist, check out Devil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant.

The main bus station is the Transportation Center located at 515 W Pettigrew St in Downtown Durham. From there, you can take a bus to New York, Richmond, Washington D.C., and dozens of other destinations across the country. The main Amtrak train station in Durham is located around the corner from the bus stop at 601 W Main St. Durham is served by Amtrak’s Carolinian and Piedmont lines. The city’s air services are handled by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, 12 miles southeast of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Durham?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Durham.

Where is the train station in Wilson?

Arrival stations

Wilson has one train station.

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