Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston

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How much are train tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston?

Lowest Price£68.53
Fastest10h 15m
trains per day24
train companies2
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Boston 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 Boston was £107.70. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £47.00 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, VA to Boston?

The distance between Richmond and Boston is approximately 474.31 miles, or 763.14 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 13 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 15 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 Boston?

On Wednesday trains from Richmond to Boston 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 Richmond to Boston?

Typically there are 24 schedules to compare for your trip to Boston. On the route to Boston 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Boston, usually offering 13 trips per day. 11 train trips per day are direct connections to Boston, 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 Coach tickets from Richmond, VA to Boston, which start at £55.44.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Boston start from £72.38, and on average cost £136.26. Daily there are 11 Amtrak schedules to Boston. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station.

From Richmond to Boston train travel on Amtrak takes 15 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £117.91 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
15h 4m
Avg. Price
£136.26

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Boston start from £68.53, and on average cost £105.17. Daily there are 13 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Boston. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Boston trains arrive at Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St and one other train station.

From Richmond to Boston train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 11 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Boston faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 10 hours and 15 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 13 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £115.86 for a one-way train ticket to Boston.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 53m
Avg. Price
£105.17

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Richmond with trains to Boston. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Richmond arrive in Boston. 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 Boston:
  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St