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Salisbury-Durham Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Salisbury to Durham. Traveling by train from Salisbury to Durham usually takes around one hour and 51 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 50 minutes.

Distance91 mi (147 km)
Fastest train1h 50m
Lowest price$19.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Piedmont
Train lines3

Price trends for trains from Salisbury to Durham

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from Salisbury to Durham?

There are 3 train lines with service from Salisbury, North Carolina to Durham, North Carolina. Amtrak Piedmont is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak11h 50m$19.00
Amtrak Carolinian11h 55m$19.00
Amtrak Piedmont21h 50m$19.00
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Salisbury to Durham every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $19.

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  • 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 Salisbury and Durham, 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 55 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Salisbury and Durham is approximately 91 miles, or 147 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 50 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 Salisbury to Durham are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Salisbury at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Salisbury to Durham?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Salisbury to Durham.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Durham to Salisbury. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salisbury to Durham for $30.00.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Salisbury?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Salisbury.

Where is the train station in Durham?

Arrival stations

Durham has one train station.

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