If you are traveling between Charlotte, NC, and New York, NY, or its many intermediate stops, knowing the Amtrak Carolinian Schedule may help you plan your next Amtrak Adventure.
In addition to the schedule, there is a printable PDF for you to download to your device or print. You can also find the basics of this train within this article.
Temporary Amtrak Carolinian Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices
Things happen; this page is where Amtrak informs you of new and last-minute changes. It is best to check this page before, during, and before you leave for the station to stay current.
Amtrak Carolinian Service Accommodations
This train has a volunteer host to help you along your journey. These hosts volunteer their time to ride the trains to help passengers, promote passenger services, and answer questions about the route, ground transportation, and area attractions.
Amtrak coach seating features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.
Business class includes extra legroom, a comfortable seat, and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages. On this train, business class is in a separate car.
Additionally, Business Class customers receive a 25% bonus on Amtrak Guest Rewards points.
Wi-fi & Food
Wi-Fi is free and available on this train.
The Cafe car offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages and is available for all customers for most of the journey. This car may close at the start and end of the route.
You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but you cannot consume alcohol on the train you brought aboard.
Bikes, Pets, And Luggage
Here are a few things you should know before you go!
Carry-On/Trainside bicycles: you can bring up to 50 lbs. Standard bicycle sizes apply. Maximum tire width: 2″. Check the link for details; bike service may not be available at all stations.
Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours.
This train offers a checked bag service; you can bring two pieces of luggage and two personal items. All bags must be under 50 pounds. For more information, check out Amtrak’s checked baggage policy.
Each passenger may carry on:
- One personal item, 25 lbs. (12 kg) and 14 x 11 x 7 inches, and
- Two carry-on pieces of luggage, 50 lbs. (23 kg) and 28 x 22 x 14 inches each
- If you transfer to the Pacific Surfliner at some point along your journey, the baggage size for that train is up to 28 x 22 x 11 inches each.
Charges apply for additional and oversized luggage; check out Amtrak’s carry-on bag policy for more information.
Amtrak Carolinian Service Schedule
This page is updated as often as possible; if you see different times on your digital ticket, those are the times to go with. If there are two times, the first is the arrival, the second is the departure, and if there is only one, it is a quick stop.
Click on the stations to see the services offered at that stop.
|Read Down||Read Down||—||–||Read Up||Read Up|
|7:17a||7:25a||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
Penn Station (NWK)
|8:20a||8:22a||Trenton, NJ (TRE)||58||7:35p||7:35p|
|8:49a | 8:54a||8:49a | 8:54a||Philadelphia, PA|
William H Gray III 30th St. Sta. (PHL)
|9:17a||9:17a||Wilmington, DE (WIL)||116||6:39p||6:39p|
|10:02a | 10:07a||9:59a | 10:04a||Baltimore, MD – Penn Station (BAL)||185||5:50p||5:50p|
|10:46a | 11:08a||10:44a | 11:08a||Washington, DC|
Union Station (WAS)
|226||4:31p | 5:15p||4:31p | 5:15p|
|11:26a||11:26a||Alexandria, VA (ALX)||234||4:03p||4:03p|
|11:56a||11:56a||Quantico, VA (QAN)||260||3:29p||3:29p|
|12:19p||12:19p||Fredericksburg, VA (FBG)||280||3:07p||3:07p|
|1:27p | 1:36p||1:27p | 1:36p||Richmond, VA|
Staples Mill Road Station (RVR)
|335||2:04p | 2:11p||2:04p | 2:11p|
|2:13p||2:13p||Petersburg, VA (PTB)||363||11:11p||1:11p|
|3:46p||3:46p||Rocky Mount, NC (RMT)||461||11:40a||11:40a|
|4:05p||4:05p||Wilson, NC (WLN)||477||11:18a||11:18a|
|4:38p||4:38p||Selma-Smithfield, NC (SSM)||503||10:48a||10:48a|
|5:22p | 5:30p||5:22p | 5:30p||Raleigh, NC – Union Station (RGH)||532||10:05a | 10:13a||10:05a | 10:13a|
|5:43p||5:43p||Cary, NC (CYN)||540||9:47a||9:47a|
|6:04p||6:09p||Durham, NC (DNC)||558||9:27a||9:27a|
|6:41p||6:41p||Burlington, NC (BNC)||592||8:46a||8:46a|
|7:16p||7:16p||Greensboro, NC (GRO)||613||8:24a||8:24a|
|7:32p||7:32p||High Point, NC (HPT)||629||8:02a||8:02a|
|8:06p||8:06p||Salisbury, NC (SAL)||663||7:28a||7:28a|
|8:23p||8:23p||Kannapolis, NC (KAN)||679||7:10a||7:10a|
|8:56p||8:56p||Charlotte, NC (CLT)||705||6:45a||6:45a|
|Last Stop||Last Stop||Stations||Miles||Read Up||Read up|
The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and Amtrak can change times anytime.
Printable Amtrak Carolinian Schedule With Connecting services
Feel free to print out or download this page from Amtrak. This PDF includes Amtrak Connecting Services; print out only the needed pages.
My goal is to keep these as updated as possible.