Cheap train tickets from Boston to Richmond

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How much are train tickets from Boston to Richmond?

Lowest Price$124.84
Fastest10h 5m
Daily Schedules13
train companies2
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Overall score for Boston to Richmond
4.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Mwakwe
4.0
July 10, 2019Vacation
Pros
Space,I was comfortable
Cons
Atleast serve something to eat for free
Tips
At least us a a snack next time

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Boston to Richmond is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Richmond was $205.17. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $158.41 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Boston to Richmond?

The distance between Boston and Richmond is approximately 474.31 miles, or 763.14 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 5 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Boston to Richmond?

On Thursday trains from Boston to Richmond are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most frequent connections between Boston to Richmond

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. On the route to Richmond 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Boston to Richmond, usually offering 10 trips per day. 8 train trips per day are direct connections to Richmond, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Boston to Richmond, which start at $70.39.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Boston to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Boston to Richmond start from $180.62, and on average cost $347.97. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Boston to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $214.89 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 31m
Avg. Price
$347.97

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Boston to Richmond start from $124.84, and on average cost $191.63. Daily there are 10 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Boston leaves from South Station and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Boston to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 11 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $216.65 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 31m
Avg. Price
$191.63

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Richmond that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Boston are:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Richmond. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Richmond:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St