Cheap train tickets from Richmond, VA to Philadelphia

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

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

Lowest Price£43.43
Fastest4h 32m
trains per day11
train companies5
Lowest Prices
We work directly with hundreds of carriers to find the best available fares.
No Wanderu Fees
We never add any extra fees. We just make it easy to book your travels.
Best Travel Options
We help you find & compare the best coaches, trains and flights in one place.

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Richmond to Philadelphia
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 1 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
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Joanne
4.0
9 November 2019Solo travel
Pros
The fact that I didn't have to drive.
Cons
On time departure.

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Kathleen
5.0
31 May 2019
Pros
I purchased the tickets for someone else to travel. They did not complain about anything, so I guess their trip was good.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia was £46.25. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £24.64 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 Philadelphia?

The distance between Richmond and Philadelphia is approximately 206.85 miles, or 332.80 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 32 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 Philadelphia?

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

What train companies travel from Richmond to Philadelphia?

Typically there are 11 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Philadelphia, usually offering 6 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, which start at £0.78.

Here are the 5 train companies that operate from Richmond to Philadelphia

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from £55.84, and on average cost £67.77. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 1500 E Main St, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak takes 5 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £78.34 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 38m
Avg. Price
£67.77

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from £45.76, and on average cost £56.63. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost £60.60 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 50m
Avg. Price
£56.63

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from £43.43, and on average cost £52.20. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 4 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £53.29 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 59m
Avg. Price
£52.20

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from £45.76, and on average cost £55.00. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Palmetto in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 5 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost £56.04 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 10m
Avg. Price
£55.00

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from £45.76, and on average cost £58.16. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Silver Service in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 4 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £65.08 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Toilet
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 54m
Avg. Price
£58.16

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Richmond with trains to Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia:
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St