Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to New York

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How much are train tickets from Richmond, VA to New York?

Lowest Price£60.70
Fastest6h 5m
Daily Schedules10
train companies5
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Overall score for Richmond to New York
4.6
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Brenda
4.0
10 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
The staff was great!
Cons
Make sure that all seats recline.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.3
Condition
4.7
Madeleine
5.0
30 December 2019Vacation
Pros
Fast
Cons
Check in
Justin
5.0
18 October 2019Regular commuter
Pros
Easy
Cons
Less stopping
Cheryl
5.0
17 September 2019Vacation
Pros
It was so much better than driving, dealing with back ups, tolls, parking expenses.
Cons
WiFi apparently works on laptops, but not on cell phones. On the 97 return to Richmond last night (9/18) the right side electrical strips went out after the engine switch-over to Diesel. Not sure if a breaker tripped?
Tips
Getting to the metro from Penn Station is easy, but is a bit daunting on your first trip as was finding Amtrak for the return. But, in spite of what you've heard about New Yorkers, they are actually the friendliest, most helpful people I've met. Don't be afraid to ask f...More
Rose
5.0
29 April 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was amazing.
Cons
None
Tips
Too use wanderu

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Palmetto report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
2.0
Value
4.0
Condition
2.0
Allan
4.0
31 December 2019
Pros
Fast and smooth
Cons
Boarding instructions were not clear in Richmond. Even the train was almost half-empty a lot of seats had “reserved for party of 2 or more” essentially blocking whole rows on both side of the aisle. I was told to take any seat i wanted and then chastised for it even th...More
Tips
When boarding at Richmond Staple Mills station go to area G on the platform. You’ll be first aboard

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Melinda
4.0
1 June 2019Solo travel
Pros
The fantastic experience of not driving to NYC!
Cons
If trains could be on time!
Tips
Check status of AMTRACK before leaving home.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to New York 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 New York was £66.36. 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 £52.35 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 New York?

The distance between Richmond and New York is approximately 286.18 miles, or 460.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 33 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 5 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 New York?

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

What train companies travel from Richmond to New York?

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. On the route to New York 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to New York, usually offering 6 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to New York, 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 New York, which start at £0.77.

Here are the 5 train companies that operate from Richmond to New York

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to New York start from £74.53, and on average cost £83.72. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 1500 E Main St, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £85.75 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 20m
Avg. Price
£83.72

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to New York start from £64.54, and on average cost £87.37. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to New York. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £95.08 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 25m
Avg. Price
£87.37

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to New York start from £60.70, and on average cost £90.16. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 6 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £93.28 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 33m
Avg. Price
£90.16

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Richmond to New York start from £64.54, and on average cost £80.86. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to New York. Amtrak Palmetto in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 6 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost £83.06 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 43m
Avg. Price
£80.86

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Richmond to New York start from £64.54, and on average cost £86.95. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to New York. Amtrak Silver Service in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 6 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £88.63 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 32m
Avg. Price
£86.95

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Richmond with trains to New York. 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 New York:
  • Penn Station