Cheap train tickets from Providence, RI to Richmond, VA

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How much are train tickets from Providence, RI to Richmond, VA?

Lowest Price$116.86
Fastest9h 33m
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train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Providence, RI to Richmond, VA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Providence 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 Providence to Richmond was $148.73. 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 $155.37 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 Providence, RI to Richmond, VA?

The distance between Providence and Richmond is approximately 436.11 miles, or 701.67 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 33 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 Providence to Richmond?

On Friday trains from Providence 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.

What train companies travel from Providence to Richmond?

Typically there are 6 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 Providence to Richmond, usually offering 4 trips per day. 3 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 Providence, RI to Richmond, VA, which start at $100.93.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Providence to Richmond start from $155.37, and on average cost $317.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Providence to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 11 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 33 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $201.03 for a one-way weekend reservation from Providence.

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Avg. Time
11h 8m
Avg. Price
$317.00

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Providence to Richmond start from $116.86, and on average cost $177.82. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Providence leaves from Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Providence to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 10 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 9 hours and 33 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $201.76 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 31m
Avg. Price
$177.82

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Providence on their way to Richmond:
  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Providence arrive 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 train stations in Richmond:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St