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New York-Charlotte Train Schedule

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7:25 AM
Penn Station
8:56 PM
1914 N Tryon St
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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New York to Charlotte?

Lowest Price$101.00
Fastest Train12h 5m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Charlotte 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Charlotte?

In the last month, $101.00 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Charlotte, NC. 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 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $45.20 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Charlotte?

The distance between New York and Charlotte is approximately 531 miles, or 855 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 5 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 New York to Charlotte are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Thursday 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 New York 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 New York to Charlotte?

Trains leave the station in New York 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Charlotte for $60.00.

Which train should you take from New York to Charlotte?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak117h 41m$106.49
Amtrak Carolinian113h 34m$104.28
Amtrak Crescent112h 5m$107.61

Amtrak train tickets from New York to Charlotte start from $101, and on average cost $106. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St, From New York to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $106 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from New York to Charlotte start from $101, and on average cost $104. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Carolinian in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St, From New York to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 13 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $104 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from New York to Charlotte start from $101, and on average cost $108. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Crescent in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St, From New York to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 12 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Crescent scheduled trip per day, which will cost $107 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Charlotte?

Charlotte has one train station:

  • 1914 N Tryon St

Price trends for trains from New York to Charlotte

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

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