Charlotte Station

Address and Phone:
1914 North Tryon Street

Hours: 24 hours-a-day

Parking: Limited free short- and long-term parking.

Buy your tickets:

  • save time using our online ticket app.
  • at in-station automated ticket kiosk with credit card.
  • from agent at ticket window.
  • by calling 1-800-USA-Rail
  • on-board train from Conductor (extra fee applies).

Charlotte Station's Train Schedule: Effective June 4, 2018

2:45 am #19 Crescent New York to New Orleans
9:40 am (ar) #73 Piedmont Raleigh to Charlotte
1:10 pm (ar) #75 Piedmont Raleigh to Charlotte
6:10 pm (ar) #77 Piedmont Raleigh to Charlotte
8:42 pm (ar) #79 Carolinian New York to Charlotte
1:46 am #20 Crescent New Orleans to New York
6:45 am #80 Carolinian Charlotte to New York
10:30 am #74 Piedmont Charlotte to Raleigh
3:15 pm #76 Piedmont Charlotte to Raleigh
7:00 pm #78 Piedmont Charlotte to Raleigh

Note: Schedules are subject to change without prior notice. Passengers age 18 or older must have valid, photo identification to purchase tickets and check baggage.

Checked Baggage Guidelines:

Passengers may check 2 bags up to 50 lbs. and 75 linear inches (length X width X height) free of charge, and 2 additional bags at a cost of $20 each. This service is only available to ticketed passengers whose origin and destination stations offer checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage Guidelines:

In addition to checked baggage, passengers may carry two (2) pieces of luggage on board trains, not including purses, laptops, strollers, etc. Bags may not weigh more than 50 lbs. each and may not exceed a size of 28 x 22 x 14 inches. Passengers must be able to safely carry their own baggage.

Baggage ID Tags:

All carry-on and all checked baggage must have tags with the passenger's name, address and phone number.

Bikes on Board Available at this Station:

Bike rack spaces are available on Trains 73, 74, 75, 76, 77 and 78. Reservations required. No handling fee.

Charlotte Transit:

Route 11 takes passengers from the Amtrak Station to Discovery Place, Panthers Stadium and Uptown. The bus meets trains 73, 75 and 79 in front of the Amtrak station. For more information, visit the Charlotte Area Transit System's website.

Transit for Groups:

Groups of 15-30 should call ahead to Charlotte Transit, 704-336-RIDE (7433). Groups of 30 or more (to destinations not on Charlotte Transit Routes) should contact a charter bus companies or visit Charlotte Convention & Visitors Bureau website for more transportation options.

Charlotte Transit General Information: 704-336-3366

Taxis: Diamond Cab-704-333-3030, Yellow Cab-704-444-4444

Rental Cars: Enterprise-704-334-8575, 1-800-261-7331, Budget-704-376-7073, 1-800-527-0700

Uber, an on-demand car service, can be ordered via an app on your smartphone. Simply download the Uber app and input your credit card information, and you will be able to order an Uber to pick you up at the train station. The app allows you to see the closest available car and the driver’s estimated time of arrival. Cost varies, but it’s comparable to taking a taxi.

Lyft, an on-demand car service, allows you to download an app and request a ride from a nearby driver. In this case, the driver is registered by Lyft to use their own personal vehicle. Lyft cars are recognizable by the big pink mustaches they display on the front.

Visitor Information:


704-331-2700 or 800-231-4636