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Salisbury-Winston-Salem Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Salisbury to Winston-Salem. Traveling by train from Salisbury to Winston-Salem usually takes around 2 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in one hour and 49 minutes.

Distance32 mi (52 km)
Fastest train1h 49m
Lowest price$14.50
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Which train should you take from Salisbury to Winston-Salem?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Salisbury, North Carolina to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 13m$14.50
  • 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 2 Amtrak trains from Salisbury to Winston-Salem every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $15.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Salisbury to Winston-Salem 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Salisbury to Winston-Salem?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Salisbury to Winston-Salem, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

How long is the train journey from Salisbury to Winston-Salem?

The distance between Salisbury and Winston-Salem is approximately 32 miles, or 52 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 49 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 Winston-Salem are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Saturday 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 11:00am. 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 Winston-Salem?

Trains leave the station in Salisbury twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Winston-Salem to Salisbury. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Salisbury to Winston-Salem for $25.00.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Salisbury?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Salisbury.

Where is the train station in Winston-Salem?

Arrival stations

Winston-Salem receives travelers from Salisbury at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Winston-Salem:

  • Winston-Salem State University (PART bus stop)

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