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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Pittsburgh to Richmond?

Lowest price£44.34
Fastest train11h 47m
Trains per day3
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Pittsburgh to Richmond during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh to Richmond?

In the last month, £52.30 was the average price of a train ticket from Pittsburgh, PA to Richmond, VA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £44.74 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Pittsburgh to Richmond?

The distance between Pittsburgh and Richmond is approximately 243 miles, or 391 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 47 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Pittsburgh to Richmond are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Pittsburgh at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 05:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Pittsburgh to Richmond?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Pittsburgh. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Pittsburgh to Richmond for £45.06.

Which train should you take from Pittsburgh to Richmond?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Richmond, Virginia. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak313h 24m£63.52

Amtrak train tickets from Pittsburgh to Richmond start from £44, and on average cost £64. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Pittsburgh leaves from 1100 Liberty Ave, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station. From Pittsburgh to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 24 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 47 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £50 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Price trends for trains from Pittsburgh to Richmond

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