Compare train tickets from Charleston to Baltimore
Schedule & Pricing Info
How much are train tickets from Charleston to Baltimore?
|Fastest Train||10h 55m|
|Trains Per Day||3|
Price trends for trains from Charleston to Baltimore
Monthly average prices
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Charleston to Baltimore 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep 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.
What is the price of a train ticket from Charleston to Baltimore?
In the last month, $55.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Charleston, WV to Baltimore, MD. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.
How long is the train journey from Charleston to Baltimore?
The distance between Charleston and Baltimore is approximately 278 miles, or 447 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 55 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 Charleston to Baltimore are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Charleston at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Charleston to Baltimore?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Charleston to Baltimore. 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 Baltimore to Charleston.
Which train should you take from Charleston to Baltimore?
Where is the train station in Charleston?
There is one train station in Charleston:
- 350 MacCorkle Ave SE
Where is the train station in Baltimore?
Baltimore receives travelers from Charleston at its two active train stations:
- Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
- Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)
Plan your next adventure