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How much are train tickets from Charleston to New York?

Lowest Price$83.00
Fastest Train13h 37m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2
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Charleston-New York Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Charleston to New York 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 New York?

In the last month, $83.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Charleston, WV to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $48.11 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Charleston to New York?

The distance between Charleston and New York is approximately 438 miles, or 705 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 37 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 New York 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?

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 New York?

Trains leave the station in Charleston twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to New York faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Charleston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Charleston to New York for $157.00.

Which train should you take from Charleston to New York?

2 train services operate from Charleston, West Virginia to New York, New York. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak115h 35m$89.98
Amtrak Cardinal113h 37m$85.73

Where is the train station in Charleston?

There is one train station in Charleston:

  • 350 MacCorkle Ave SE

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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