Trains from Salisbury to New York
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There are 2 daily trains from Salisbury to New York. Traveling by train from Salisbury to New York usually takes around 12 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 11 hours and 39 minutes.
|Distance||494 mi (796 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 39m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Carolinian|
What is the price of a train ticket from Salisbury to New York?
In the last month, $107.33 was the average price of a train ticket from Salisbury, NC to New York, NY. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $108.31 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Salisbury to New York will vary between $99 and $251. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Salisbury over the next 7 days is $116. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Salisbury to New York by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $107 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Salisbury to New York in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $138 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New York from Salisbury will be about $108.31 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Salisbury to New York?
2 train services operate from Salisbury to New York. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
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 New York, 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 13 hours and 7 minutes.
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 Salisbury to New York take about 11 hours and 46 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $99.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Salisbury to New York 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 New York?
The distance between Salisbury and New York is approximately 494 miles, or 796 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 39 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 Salisbury to New York 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 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 Salisbury at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00am. 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 New York?
Trains leave the station in Salisbury twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to New York with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Salisbury.
New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.
NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.
With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.
Where is the train station in Salisbury?
Main departure station: 215 Depot St
There is one train station in Salisbury.
All train stations in Salisbury:
215 Depot St
Where is the train station in New York?
Main arrival station: Penn Station
All train stations in New York:
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