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Cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston

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How much are train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston?

Lowest Price$100.00
Fastest Train11h 32m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston 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 North Charleston was $100.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $171.00 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 North Charleston?

The distance between Philadelphia and North Charleston is approximately 558.70 miles, or 898.92 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Philadelphia to North Charleston?

On Monday trains from Philadelphia to North Charleston 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Philadelphia to North Charleston?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to North Charleston. On the route to North Charleston 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Silver Service offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to North Charleston, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to North Charleston, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston, which start at $172.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Philadelphia to North Charleston

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston start from $100.00, and on average cost $130.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to North Charleston. Amtrak Palmetto in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in North Charleston trains arrive at 4565 Gaynor Ave,

From Philadelphia to North Charleston train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 11 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to North Charleston faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to North Charleston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $130.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
11h 33m
Avg. Price
$130.78

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Philadelphia to North Charleston start from $100.00, and on average cost $129.45. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to North Charleston. Amtrak Silver Service in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in North Charleston trains arrive at 4565 Gaynor Ave,

From Philadelphia to North Charleston train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 11 hours and 57 minutes. If you are looking to get to North Charleston faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to North Charleston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Silver Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $136.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from Philadelphia.

Avg. Time
11h 57m
Avg. Price
$129.45

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to North Charleston:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
There is one train station where trains from Philadelphia arrive in North Charleston:
  • 4565 Gaynor Ave

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