The distance between Raleigh and Columbia is approximately 183.27 miles, or 294.87 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 37 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.
Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Raleigh to Columbia route. Amtrak Silver Service offers the most scheduled departures between Raleigh to Columbia, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Columbia with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Raleigh to Columbia, which start at $32.00.
Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Raleigh to Columbia start from $34.00, and on average cost $38.09. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Columbia. Amtrak Silver Service in Raleigh leaves from Union Station, And in Columbia trains arrive at 850 Pulaski St,
From Raleigh to Columbia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 4 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Columbia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 37 minutes.
If you are looking to travel to Columbia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $38.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from Raleigh.