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Winston-Salem-Wilmington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Winston-Salem to Wilmington?

Lowest Price$60.00
Fastest Train11h 37m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Winston-Salem to Wilmington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

While the train is the main method of transportation from Winston-Salem to Wilmington, 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Winston-Salem to Wilmington?

In the last month, $60.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Winston-Salem, NC to Wilmington, NC. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

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

The distance between Winston-Salem and Wilmington is approximately 183 miles, or 295 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Winston-Salem to Wilmington are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Winston-Salem at 7:00am 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 Winston-Salem to Wilmington?

Trains leave the station in Winston-Salem 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 Wilmington to Winston-Salem. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Winston-Salem to Wilmington for $36.00.

Which train should you take from Winston-Salem to Wilmington?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak211h 40m$60.00

Where is the train station in Winston-Salem?

There are two stations in Winston-Salem where you can board the train to Wilmington:

  • PART bus stop - MLK JR Dr and Stadium Dr
  • Transp Ctr - 100 W 5th St

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St

Price trends for trains from Winston-Salem to Wilmington

Monthly average prices

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