Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Charlotte

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

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Charlotte?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Charlotte 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 Charlotte was £60.39. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £28.29 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 Charlotte?

The distance between Richmond and Charlotte is approximately 248.04 miles, or 399.08 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 20 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 Charlotte?

On Monday trains from Richmond to Charlotte 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Richmond to Charlotte?

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Charlotte. On the route to Charlotte 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Charlotte, usually offering 5 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Charlotte with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Richmond, VA to Charlotte, which start at £0.77.

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

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Charlotte start from £50.59, and on average cost £68.87. Daily there are 5 Amtrak schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Richmond to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak takes 13 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 20 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £71.08 for a one-way train ticket to Charlotte.

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Avg. Time
13h 58m
Avg. Price
£68.87

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to Charlotte start from £41.39, and on average cost £41.96. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Charlotte. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Charlotte trains arrive at 1914 N Tryon St,

From Richmond to Charlotte train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 7 hours and 21 minutes. If you are looking to get to Charlotte faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 20 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Charlotte on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £42.02 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 21m
Avg. Price
£41.96

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Richmond with trains to Charlotte. 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 Charlotte:
  • 1914 N Tryon St