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How much are train tickets from Raleigh to Trenton?

Lowest Price$82.00
Fastest Train8h 55m
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Price trends for trains from Raleigh to Trenton

Average prices by travel date

$165$110$55AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Raleigh to Trenton 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 Raleigh to Trenton?

In the last month, $90.92 was the average price of a train ticket from Raleigh, NC to Trenton, NJ. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $22.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Raleigh to Trenton?

The distance between Raleigh and Trenton is approximately 373 miles, or 600 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Raleigh to Trenton are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 Raleigh at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Raleigh to Trenton?

Trains leave the station in Raleigh twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Trenton faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Raleigh.

Which train should you take from Raleigh to Trenton?

There are 3 train lines with service from Raleigh, North Carolina to Trenton, New Jersey. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak119h 11m$119.32
Amtrak Carolinian19h 19m$83.95
Amtrak Silver Service18h 55m$84.74

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

There is one train station in Raleigh:

  • Union Station

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Trenton has one train station:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

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