The distance between Petersburg to Charleston is 243.78 miles or 392.22 km. A train trip from Petersburg to Charleston typically takes 15 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charleston faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 12 hours and 47 minutes to get from Petersburg to Charleston.
Going from Petersburg to Charleston by train takes over 15 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.
On Monday trains from Petersburg to 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.
Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Charleston. One train carrier operates regular service on the Petersburg to Charleston route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Petersburg to Charleston, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Petersburg to Charleston, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.
Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Petersburg to Charleston, which start at $58.00.
Amtrak train tickets from Petersburg to Charleston start from $65.00, and on average cost $82.67. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Charleston. Amtrak in Petersburg leaves from Amtrak Station - 3516 South St, And in Charleston trains arrive at 350 MacCorkle Ave SE,
From Petersburg to Charleston train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charleston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 12 hours and 47 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $82.67 for a one-way train ticket to Charleston.