Cheap train tickets from Alexandria, VA to North Charleston

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How much are train tickets from Alexandria, VA to North Charleston?

Lowest Price$90.00
Fastest8h 54m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Alexandria, VA to North Charleston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Alexandria 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 Alexandria to North Charleston was $90.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $86.86 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 Alexandria, VA to North Charleston?

The distance between Alexandria and North Charleston is approximately 442.81 miles, or 712.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 54 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 Alexandria to North Charleston?

On Sunday trains from Alexandria 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Alexandria to North Charleston?

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

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Alexandria to North Charleston

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Alexandria to North Charleston start from $104.00, and on average cost $132.16. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to North Charleston. Amtrak in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in North Charleston trains arrive at 4565 Gaynor Ave,

From Alexandria to North Charleston train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to North Charleston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 54 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to North Charleston on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $129.75 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

Restroom
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
15h 30m
Avg. Price
$132.16

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Alexandria to North Charleston start from $90.00, and on average cost $121.25. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to North Charleston. Amtrak Palmetto in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in North Charleston trains arrive at 4565 Gaynor Ave,

From Alexandria to North Charleston train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 8 hours and 54 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 $118.46 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 54m
Avg. Price
$121.25

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Alexandria to North Charleston start from $90.00, and on average cost $123.55. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to North Charleston. Amtrak Silver Service in Alexandria leaves from 110 Callahan Dr, And in North Charleston trains arrive at 4565 Gaynor Ave,

From Alexandria to North Charleston train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 9 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to North Charleston faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 54 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 $116.24 for a one-way weekend reservation from Alexandria.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 8m
Avg. Price
$123.55

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Alexandria on their way to North Charleston:
  • 110 Callahan Dr
There is one train station where trains from Alexandria arrive in North Charleston:
  • 4565 Gaynor Ave