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Gastonia-Greensboro Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Gastonia to Greensboro. Traveling by train from Gastonia to Greensboro usually takes around 3 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 2 hours and 58 minutes.

Distance96 mi (155 km)
Fastest train2h 58m
Lowest price$28.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Crescent
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Gastonia to Greensboro?

Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Gastonia, North Carolina to Greensboro, 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 Crescent13h 10m$33.29
  • Amtrak Crescent

    Amtrak Crescent

    The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Gastonia to Greensboro take about 3 hours and 10 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $28.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gastonia to Greensboro 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 Gastonia to Greensboro?

The distance between Gastonia and Greensboro is approximately 96 miles, or 155 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 58 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Gastonia to Greensboro 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 Monday 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 Gastonia at 12:00am and arrives in Greensboro around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Gastonia to Greensboro?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Greensboro 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 Greensboro to Gastonia. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Gastonia to Greensboro for $79.88.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Gastonia?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Gastonia.

Where is the train station in Greensboro?

Arrival stations

Greensboro has one train station.

Need a return trip from Greensboro to Gastonia?

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