The Carolinian is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between New York City and Charlotte, North Carolina. Average journey time is 13 hours 45 minutes and it is followed by theKeystone Service from NYC-Philadelpia,the Acela Express and both branches of the Northeast Regional from NYC-DC and a branch of the NE Regional, the Palmetto, the Silver Star and the Silver Meteor from NYC to Richmond, VA where the Silver Star keeps up with the Carolinian until Raleigh. From there it's neighboring train the Piedmont follows it 68 miles(108 km) to Greensboro where they are joined by the Crescent towards New Orleans for the next 98 miles(158 km) until Charlotte

Carolinian vs Flying Edit


New York-Penn Station to Charlotte, NC

Time: 13 hours 45 minutes

Fare: $198

Advance time needed: 15+ min

Sceneic View: Yes

Café provided: Yes

Total : $198


U.S Airways

LaGuardia Airport to Douglas International Airport

Time: 2 hours 12 minutes

Fare: $893

Advance Time needed: 3+ hours

Meals provided: Only small snacks

Total: $ 893