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Florence-North Charleston Train Schedule
There are 2 daily trains from Florence to North Charleston. Traveling by train from Florence to North Charleston usually takes around one hour and 29 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Palmetto train can make the trip in one hour and 28 minutes.
|Distance||93 mi (150 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 28m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Palmetto|
What is the price of a train ticket from Florence to North Charleston?
In the last month, $15.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Florence, SC to North Charleston, SC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $14.00 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Florence to North Charleston will vary between $15 and $32. Planning a train trip to North Charleston within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Florence over the next 7 days is $15. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Florence to North Charleston by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $16 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Florence to North Charleston in April, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $24 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 18 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to North Charleston from Florence will be about $14.00 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Florence to North Charleston?
2 train services operate from Florence, South Carolina to North Charleston, South Carolina. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
The Palmetto is an Amtrak train service that runs a total of 829 miles from New York City to Savannah, GA, connecting 20 cities from the Northeast to the Southeast along the way. Traveling from Florence to North Charleston is comfortable and relaxing on the Palmetto, thanks to the train’s free WiFi, power outlets, and seating with extra legroom. You can pick from 1 daily departures along this route, with train ticket pricing at an average of on the Palmetto.
Amtrak Silver Service
The Silver Service is an Amtrak train line that runs from New York City to Miami, connecting the largest cities in the Mid-Atlantic region with key destinations in the South and many places across the Sunshine State. Two trains, the Silver Meteor and Silver Star, collectively comprise the Silver Service. The trains come equipped with a variety of sleeper cars that travelers taking an overnight train can choose from, as well as a variety of amenities like free WiFi, power outlets, and a café car. One-way train tickets for the Silver Service from Florence to North Charleston start from $15 and the average train journey lasts about 1 hours and 30 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Florence to North Charleston 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.
How long is the train journey from Florence to North Charleston?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Florence to North Charleston 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 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 Florence at 3:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Florence to North Charleston?
Trains leave the station in Florence twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to North Charleston with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from North Charleston to Florence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Florence to North Charleston for $33.00.
North Charleston is a promising travel destination with quirky landmarks and fun activities for all travelers. To explore the city’s rich history, the H.L. Hunley Museum offers everything you need. Featuring the first successful combat submarine in the world as well as other Civil War-era relics, the museum will keep you enthralled for a whole morning. Other notable museums include the Greater Charleston Naval Memorial as well as the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. For fans of cultural activities, don’t pass up the chance to enjoy an event at the North Charleston Coliseum, which is one of the largest venues in South Carolina. If you enjoy staying away from a crowd and exploring nature, a walk around Riverfront Park will be what you need.
Though North Charleston might not feature a lively food scene like Charleston does, the city’s staples will still satisfy hungry travelers. Nigel’s Good Food is a local favorite and a good place to start your food tour. Chill-N-Grill is a great spot to grab some fresh seafood.
The city’s transportation center is located on Gaynor Ave. Travelers can catch Southeastern Stages buses here. Travelers can also catch Amtrak trains passing through the city at this station. North Charleston is served by Amtrak’s Palmetto and Silver Meteor lines. The main airport is the Charleston International Airport.
Where is the train station in Florence?
There is one train station in Florence.
Where is the train station in North Charleston?
North Charleston has one train station.
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