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Train Information between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$18 (€15)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC cover the 82 miles (133 km) long route taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€15).

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Travel with Amtrak between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC

You can travel by train between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC with Amtrak for as low as $18 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC.

If you're looking for cheap Amtrak tickets between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC, check out Omio! With one-way Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC train ticket prices starting as low as $18 (€15) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Greensboro, NC from Charlotte, NC by showing you the latest Amtrak offers, train schedules and tickets for this 82 miles (133 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Amtrak. If you search for Amtrak tickets from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Amtrak so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Amtrak train ticket between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Charlotte to Greensboro

About 83 miles away from Charlotte in the northeast lies Greensboro, the third most populous metropolis in North Carolina. Modern-day Greensboro has a number of urban parks, art galleries, and fascinating museums: no wonder it is such a magnet for travelers. A direct ride by train from Charlotte to Greensboro takes slightly over 1 hour and 30 mins. The overall daily frequency for most train companies is between three to five train trips.

Which train companies travel from Charlotte to Greensboro?

An average of five Amtrak trains calls daily at Greensboro Galyon center Train Station from the Charlotte Station. Every train from Charlotte to Greensboro commuter is entitled to a free bottle of water and free WiFi.

How long is a train ride from Charlotte to Greensboro?

The overall duration for a direct train from Charlotte to Greensboro is 1 hour and 51 minutes. All Amtrak trains to Greensboro from Charlotte make direct trips with no transfers. Commuters are expected to be at the departure station half an hour before the departure time. Those with checked baggage should arrive at Charlotte Station 45 minutes in advance.

How many trains are there from Charlotte to Greensboro?

During the week, Amtrak has five daily trains from Charlotte to Greensboro, except for Mondays, which have only three trips. For the five-day schedule, the first train leaves in the hours between midnight and early morning and the next two between morning and mid-morning. There aren't any trains from Charlotte to Greensboro for most of the day past noon. The last two trains leave Charlotte in the evening. On Monday, the three trains are evenly distributed across the day - the first departs in the mid-morning, the second at early evening hours, and the last one late at night.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Charlotte to Greensboro?

Departure Station: Charlotte Station is owned by Amtrak and is located at 1914 North Tyron Street. It is not that far off from uptown Charlotte, a distance of approximately 2 miles (3 kilometers). There are limited parking spaces within the station, just 80 in total - available for both long-term and short-term use. The parking slots are given free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Charlotte station is operational 24 hours a day and has Amtrak offices providing baggage service, over-the-counter ticketing, passenger assistance, and storage for bags and bicycles. It has restrooms and waiting areas and Quik-Trak kiosks. Some of the reputable cafés around are the quirky Smelly Cat Coffee House & Roastery and Fretwel Café. The bus terminal Charlotte Transportation center is just 48 yards (a 1 minute walk) away.

Arrival Station: Greensboro Galyon Transport center Station is located just a few blocks from downtown Greensboro at 236 East Washington St. It is walking distance from the city center but there are also many taxis and buses. The station also hosts GTA bus terminals, giving it unlimited access by public transit around the clock. Many people call it J Douglas Galyon Depot. All Amtrak commuters have free access to the restrooms within the station. All that is needed is a code that is given by travel agents on condition that the passenger has proof of travel with Amtrak. There is also WiFi, ample free parking with automated gates and a maximum stay of 30 days. The Rockford café is just a stone's throw away from the station. Other nearby hotels include Hyatt Place and The Marriot, all found at Greensboro downtown. There is every service characteristic of any big railway station; baggage checks, payphones, ATMs, restrooms, and ticket sales at the Amtrak offices. In as much as police officers and security guards are vigilant within the station, commuters are advised to stay inside the waiting areas if possible.

Travel Tips

Trains from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC
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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Greensboro, NC from Charlotte, NC for as low as $18 (€15)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC?
The Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC train ticket price is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC by train?
The Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC train distance is approximately 82 miles (133 km).
How long is the train between Charlotte, NC and Greensboro, NC?
While the time it takes to travel 82 miles (133 km) from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC train journey time is on average 1 h 41 min.
Which train companies can get me from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC?
If you're looking for trains from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Greensboro, NC. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC a day?
The average number of trains departing Charlotte, NC for Greensboro, NC is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC? When does the last train depart from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Charlotte, NC at 10: 45 AM. The last train leaves from Charlotte, NC at 11: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Greensboro, NC from Charlotte, NC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $18 (€15) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Charlotte, NC
Greensboro, NC
The major railway station for departures from Charlotte, NC is. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at for your journey from Charlotte, NC to Greensboro, NC.