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Greenville-Newark Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Greenville to Newark. Traveling by train from Greenville to Newark usually takes around 18 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Crescent train can make the trip in 15 hours and 1 minute.

Distance605 mi (974 km)
Fastest train15h 1m
Lowest price$114.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, $141.20 was the average price of a train ticket from Greenville, SC to Newark, NJ. 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 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $81.23 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Greenville to Newark will vary between $132 and $184. Planning a train trip to Newark within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Greenville over the next 7 days is $153. 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

$175$140$105$70$35ASONDJFMAMJJ

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Greenville to Newark by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for August. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $125 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Greenville to Newark in June, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $173 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

$250$200$150$100$503020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Newark from Greenville will be about $81.23 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Greenville to Newark?

2 train services operate from Greenville, South Carolina to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak219h 58m$171.00
Amtrak Crescent115h 18m$180.84
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Greenville to Newark every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $114.

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  • Amtrak Crescent

    Amtrak Crescent

    The Crescent is Amtrak’s passenger train service that runs from New York to New Orleans by way of Atlanta. As an overnight service, the Crescent offers a variety of amenities and accommodation options. There’s also a café car where you can enjoy freshly prepared meals and a variety of soft and alcoholic beverages. Like all Amtrak trains, the Crescent offers free WiFi, power outlets and extra legroom. Train trips from Greenville to Newark take about 15 hours and 18 minutes and the cost of a one-way train ticket on the Crescent starts from $122.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Greenville to Newark 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 Greenville to Newark?

The distance between Greenville and Newark is approximately 605 miles, or 974 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 15 hours and 1 minute.

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 Greenville to Newark are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Sunday 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 Greenville at 2:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00am. 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 Greenville to Newark?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Greenville to Newark. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Greenville. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Greenville to Newark for $130.00.

City Information

Newark

As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Greenville?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Greenville.

Where is the train station in Newark?

Arrival stations

Newark receives travelers from Greenville at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Intl Airport

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