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How much are train tickets from North Charleston, SC to Wilmington, NC?

Lowest Price$72.00
Fastest Train8h 42m
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North Charleston-Wilmington Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from North Charleston to Wilmington right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from North Charleston to Wilmington?

While the train is the main method of transportation from North Charleston to Wilmington, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $72.00 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from North Charleston to Wilmington.

How long is the train journey from North Charleston to Wilmington?

The distance between North Charleston and Wilmington is approximately 150 miles, or 242 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 42 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 42 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 North Charleston to Wilmington are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves North Charleston at 10:00am and arrives in Wilmington around 8 hours later.

How many trains per day run from North Charleston to Wilmington?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Wilmington to North Charleston.

What train services are there from North Charleston to Wilmington?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects North Charleston to Wilmington. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak18h 42m$72.00

Where is the train station in North Charleston?

There is one train station in North Charleston:

  • 4565 Gaynor Ave

Where is the train station in Wilmington?

Wilmington has one train station:

  • WAVE Forden Station Transit Ctr - 505 Cando St

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