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Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train

The journey from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train is 2,078.84 mi and takes 85 hr 57 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:46 AM and the last at 1:46 AM. It is possible to travel from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train for as little as $256.36 or as much as $419.86. The best price for this journey is $256.36.

Lowest Price$256.36
Journey Duration85 hr 57 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$256.36
Highest Price$419.86
First Departure1:46 AM
Last Departure1:46 AM
Distance2,078.84 mi
DepartureCharlotte, NC
ArrivalSan Diego, CA
CarriersAmtrak

Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Apr 17, 2024

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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA?

The prices for train tickets from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA will cost $256.36. The average train ticket price is approximately $322.95. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, you can expect to spend around $322.95 for your train ticket. Virail will help you find a journey that fits your budget. You can expect prices to vary between different travel providers and methods of transport; often, faster journeys will cost more than slower routes. If your travel dates are flexible, you might be able to find cheaper train tickets, as prices may fluctuate a little from day to day. You may also find lower prices by booking at certain times of day, avoiding rush hour traffic. Another tip for travelers on a tight budget is to look for connecting journeys. Sometimes it can be cheaper to make a change or two along the way, rather than traveling on a direct route from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA.

How long is the journey from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train?

With a distance of 2,078.84 mi between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA, it will usually take 85 hr 57 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 85 hr 57 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. In order to get from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA will complete the journey in 85 hr 51 min. On average, it will take you about 85 hr 57 min to travel the 2,078.84 mi between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA.

When traveling from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Charlotte, NC at stations such as Charlotte Douglas International,Charlotte (Freedom Dr). At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in San Diego, CA at the following stations: San Diego, CA - Old Town,San Diego (Balboa Park),San Diego (Downtown - Seaport),San Diego CA - Santa Fe Depot (SAN). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Charlotte, NC leave for San Diego, CA?

The route from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Charlotte, NC 2 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 2 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA

The cheapest Charlotte, NC - San Diego, CA train tickets can be found for as low as $30.01 if you’re lucky, or $77.22 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $109.96.

Find the best day to travel to San Diego, CA by train

When travelling to San Diego, CA by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
234.19kg
Bus
250.92kg
Flight
669.11kg
Car
535.29kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA are 234.19kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA? By taking the train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA you will save 434.92kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 16.73kg compared to a bus and 301.1kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA?
A train ticket from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA is $322.95. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $256.36.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA is $256.36. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA by train?
Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA is 2,078.84 mi.
How long does the train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA take?
Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA is on average 85 hr 57 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 85 hr 51 min.
How many train connections per day go from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA?
Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA leave?
The earliest train from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA departs at 1:46 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA depart?
The latest train from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA departs at 1:46 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $256.36 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA is 85 hr 51 min.
Is there a direct train from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA?
Yes, there is a direct train between Charlotte, NC and San Diego, CA.
What are the CO2 emissions for Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA by train?
The train journey from Charlotte, NC to San Diego, CA creates 234.19kg of CO2 emissions.

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