Cheap train tickets from Richmond to Birmingham, AL


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How much are train tickets from Richmond to Birmingham, AL?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Birmingham, AL?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Birmingham 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 Richmond to Birmingham was £118.99. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £77.22 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 Richmond to Birmingham, AL?

The distance between Richmond and Birmingham is approximately 595.34 miles, or 957.86 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 24 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 18 hours and 40 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 Richmond to Birmingham?

On Friday trains from Richmond to Birmingham 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Richmond to Birmingham?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Birmingham. One train carrier operates regular service on the Richmond to Birmingham route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Birmingham, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Richmond to Birmingham, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Richmond to Birmingham, AL, which start at £79.71.

One train company connects Richmond to Birmingham


Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Birmingham start from £100.41, and on average cost £126.23. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Birmingham. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Birmingham trains arrive at Intermodal Facility,

From Richmond to Birmingham train travel on Amtrak takes 24 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Birmingham faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 18 hours and 40 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £127.42 for a one-way train ticket to Birmingham.

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There are 2 train stations in Richmond with trains to Birmingham. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There is one train station where trains from Richmond arrive in Birmingham:
  • Intermodal Facility