Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte

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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

Lowest Price$95.00
Fastest10h 25m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Philadelphia to Charlotte was $114.94. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $57.15 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

The distance between Philadelphia and Charlotte is approximately 450.87 miles, or 725.43 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 25 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Philadelphia to Charlotte?

On Sunday trains from Philadelphia to Charlotte are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Carolinian has the most connections between Philadelphia to Charlotte

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Charlotte. On the route to Charlotte 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Carolinian offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Charlotte, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Charlotte with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte, which start at $1.00.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Philadelphia to Charlotte

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte start from $114.00, and on average cost $141.60. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Philadelphia to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 25 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $142.11 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Avg. Time
15h 13m
Avg. Price
$141.60

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte start from $119.00, and on average cost $138.10. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Carolinian in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Philadelphia to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 12 hours and 2 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 25 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 $150.13 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

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Extra legroom
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Avg. Time
12h 2m
Avg. Price
$138.10

Amtrak Crescent

Amtrak Crescent train tickets from Philadelphia to Charlotte start from $95.00, and on average cost $121.89. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Crescent schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Crescent in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Philadelphia to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Crescent takes 10 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Crescent offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 25 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 $134.59 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 26m
Avg. Price
$121.89

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to Charlotte. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Philadelphia are:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Charlotte from Philadelphia. These are the busiest arriving stations in Charlotte:
  • 1914 N Tryon St