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There are 8 ways to get from Trenton to Charlottesville by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...

$50 - $130

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from Washington to Charlottesville

$49 - $105

6 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak Crescent / ...

$109 - $264

Drive  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Charlottesville 290.7 miles

$28 - $45

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO

$239 - $517

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Charlottesville  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO

$210 - $591

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Washington Dulles, shuttle  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Richmond, bus  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Richmond (RIC) PHL - RIC
  3. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va

$242 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Charlottesville is to train and fly which costs $230 - $550 and takes 3 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trenton Transit Center and arriving at Charlottesville Amtrak. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Charlottesville is 252 miles. The road distance is 290.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $50 - $130.

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The train from Trenton Transit Center to Charlottesville Amtrak takes 5 h 29 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Trenton to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Trenton Transit Center station.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Trenton to Charlottesville train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Charlottesville Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Charlottesville is 291 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to drive from Trenton to Charlottesville.

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  • Distance: 252.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Trenton, NJ, USA and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Trenton to Charlottesville twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Richmond via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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Bus from Washington to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Washington D.C. to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Richmond, Va to Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29
AC Airport Cab & Wahoo Cab
Phone
+1 (434) 981-0585
Website
visitcharlottesville.org
Shuttle from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
visitcharlottesville.org

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