Raleigh - This year, N.C. By Train and Amtrak are making it easier than ever for families to get to the N.C. State Fair through a special stop right in front of the fairgrounds in Raleigh from Friday, Oct.14 through Sunday, Oct. 23.
Guests can skip the hassles of driving, traffic and parking! To get there, simply take the morning Carolinian 80 train that departs from Charlotte at 7 a.m. The train stops in Kannapolis, Salisbury, High Point, Greensboro, Burlington, Durham and Cary before reaching the State Fairgrounds at 10:10 a.m.
Getting home is just as easy. Take the return train Carolinian 79 departing the State Fairgrounds at 4:55 p.m. with stops in Cary, Durham, Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Salisbury and Kannapolis, arriving in Charlotte at 8:12 p.m.
The special train stop is wheelchair accessible.
Book tickets online using station code NSF and get ready to enjoy all the fair has to offer this year! Prices vary based on pick up location. To order tickets, visit www.NCByTrain.org.