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There is one daily train from Salisbury to Charlottesville. Traveling by train from Salisbury to Charlottesville usually takes around 4 hours and 32 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||197 mi (317 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 32m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Crescent|
Which train should you take from Salisbury to Charlottesville?
Amtrak Crescent is the one and only train line which connects Salisbury, North Carolina to Charlottesville, Virginia. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Crescent||1||4h 32m||$63.50|
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 Charlottesville take about 4 hours and 32 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $51.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Salisbury to Charlottesville 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 Charlottesville?
The distance between Salisbury and Charlottesville is approximately 197 miles, or 317 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 32 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 Charlottesville 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Salisbury at 6:00am and arrives in Charlottesville around 4 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Salisbury to Charlottesville?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Charlottesville with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Charlottesville to Salisbury.
Where is the train station in Salisbury?
There is one train station in Salisbury.
Where is the train station in Charlottesville?
Charlottesville has one train station.
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