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Train Information from Charlottesville, VA to New York City

distanceDistance301 miles (486 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 27 min
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Charlottesville, VA to New York City cover the 301 miles (486 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 27 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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 between Charlottesville, VA and New York City.

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Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets from Charlottesville, VA to New York City due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
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  • 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).

Train from Charlottesville to New York

Amtrak Rail intercity line from Charlottesville to New York is one of the busiest routes in the United States rail network. Amtrak offers regular direct rail connections between the two cities seven days a week, with journey times between Charlottesville and New York of around 6 hours and 27 minutes using a direct train. The journey using indirect trains take at least 1 hour and 31 minutes longer to reach New York. Weekend services are slightly reduced, with one fewer connection between Charlottesville to New York.

Which train companies travel from Charlottesville to New York?

Amtrak is the main rail operator in the United States and provides the intercity services on trains from Charlottesville to New York. Amtrak trains offer business and economy class seats. The train carriages have free WiFi. Business-class passengers are given complimentary beverages and meals. Hot towels are also provided for business class passengers. Food and drink is for sale onboard the train from Charlottesville to New York. Most of Amtrak intercity trains offer baggage check-in services. Each passenger can carry two large personal items. Amtrak also offers a special place to store special items like firearms, bikes and sporting equipment.

How long is the train ride from Charlottesville to New York?

Amtrak is among the companies that have a good safety track record and provides enjoyable and comfortable travel. The fastest train from Charlottesville to New York is Amtrak's direct train from Union Station to New York Penn Station, taking around 6 hours and 27 minutes to cover approximately 302 miles (486 kilometers). Indirect trains take around 7 hours and 58 minutes from Charlottesville to New York. Amtrak offers sleeping accommodations for long journeys. Pets are allowed on board.

How many trains are there from Charlottesville to New York?

Amtrak weekday schedules offer two daily services from Charlottesville to New York. Passengers who want to get to New York quickly can use Amtrak Express trains. The first train from Charlottesville to New York departs from Union Station in the morning and arrives at New York Penn Station in the afternoon. The second train departs from Charlottesville Union station in the afternoon and arrives at New York Penn Station late in the evening. Amtrak also offers weekend services.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Charlottesville to New York?

Departure station: Charlottesville Union Station is the third busiest rail terminal in Virginia. It is the main hub for Amtrak intercity services. The station is a few miles from the University of Virginia, the main employer in the area. Travelers can use public transit to get to and from Union Station from stops within the station, or take a taxi to the station. Bike share racks, taxi stands, free WiFi and baggage storage lockers are some of the facilities found at Charlottesville Union Station. It also has a grocery store, drug store, newsstand, and bookshop and the station is accessible for persons with disabilities.

Arrival station: New York Penn Station is the main intercity railroad station in New York City. It is a terminus for Amtrak services and the busiest commuter station in the western hemisphere. It is located in midtown beneath Madison Square Garden, in between the Seventh and Eighth Avenues and 31st and 33rd Streets. Passengers can use local buses, the subway system or taxis. Facilities in the station include car rental agencies, a hair salon, free WiFi, bike share racks, and luggage storage lockers and parking garages. The food outlets include bakeries, coffee shops, pizza, hamburgers, seafood, and vegetarian meals.

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FAQs
How far is Charlottesville, VA to New York City by train?
The Charlottesville, VA to New York City train distance is approximately 301 miles (486 km).
How long is the train ride from Charlottesville, VA to New York City?
On average the Charlottesville, VA to New York City train travel time is 6 h 27 min  for the 301 miles (486 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train companies can take me from Charlottesville, VA to New York City?
For the trip from Charlottesville, VA to New York City you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Charlottesville, VA to New York City on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Charlottesville, VA and New York City?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Charlottesville, VA to New York City. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Charlottesville, VA to New York City? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Charlottesville, VA at 12: 53 PM. The last train leaves from Charlottesville, VA at 7: 19 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Charlottesville, VA to New York City and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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