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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to Raleigh?

Lowest Price$84.00
Fastest Train9h 26m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to Raleigh 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Raleigh?

In the last month, $94.45 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to Raleigh, NC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $61.83 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Newark to Raleigh?

The distance between Newark and Raleigh is approximately 419 miles, or 675 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 26 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 Newark to Raleigh are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Tuesday 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 Newark at 3:00am 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 Newark to Raleigh?

Trains leave the station in Newark twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Raleigh faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Raleigh to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to Raleigh for $70.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to Raleigh?

There are 3 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to Raleigh, North Carolina. There is only one daily train on each service.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak212h 46m$137.64
Amtrak Carolinian19h 40m$96.14
Amtrak Silver Service19h 26m$105.64

Where is the train station in Newark?

There are two stations in Newark where you can board the train to Raleigh:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Raleigh?

Raleigh has one train station:

  • Union Station

Price trends for trains from Newark to Raleigh

Average prices by travel date

$135$90$45NovDec

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35JFMAMJJASOND

Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

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