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There are 5 ways to get from Gainesville to Danville by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station Crescent

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Bus, train  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Gainesville to Winston Salem "Greyhound"
  2. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station Crescent

Drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Drive from Gainesville to Danville 339 miles

Train, fly to Greensboro/High Point  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Atlanta
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) ATL - GSO
  3. Take the train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station

Train, fly to Charlotte  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Atlanta
  2. Fly from Atlanta (ATL) to Charlotte (CLT) ATL - CLT
  3. Take the train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station

Gainesville to Danville by train

The train journey time between Gainesville and Danville is around 8h 2m and covers a distance of around 350 miles. The fastest train normally takes 8h 2m. Operated by Amtrak, the Gainesville to Danville train service departs from Gainesville Amtrak Station and arrives in Danville Amtrak Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Train route information

Average train time:
8h 2m
Fastest train time:
8h 2m
Train distance:
350 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:24
Last train departs at:
00:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gainesville to Danville train schedules

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Danville is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Danville is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Danville is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Gainesville to Danville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Gainesville to Danville is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gainesville Amtrak Station station and arriving at Danville Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 2m.

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The distance between Gainesville and Danville is 297 miles. The road distance is 339 miles.

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The best way to get from Gainesville to Danville without a car is to train which takes 8h 2m and costs $45 - $70.

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The train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station takes 8h 2m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Gainesville to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Gainesville Amtrak Station.

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The quickest flight from Atlanta Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Gainesville to Danville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Danville Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gainesville to Danville is 339 miles. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Gainesville to Danville.

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  • Distance: 296.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 2m

What companies run services between Gainesville, GA, USA and Danville, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 8h 2m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Atlanta to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Atlanta to Charlotte
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Greensboro to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Gainesville Amtrak Station to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Charlotte Amtrak Station to Danville Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Gainesville to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85

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