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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

Lowest Price£14.91
Fastest Train2h 50m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Virginia Beach right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Richmond to Virginia Beach, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

In the last month, £15.40 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Virginia Beach, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £5.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

The distance between Richmond and Virginia Beach is approximately 93 miles, or 150 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 50 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Virginia Beach are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Richmond at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Virginia Beach to Richmond. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Richmond to Virginia Beach for £26.68.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Virginia Beach?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Richmond, Virginia to Virginia Beach, Virginia. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak53h 11m£16.24

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There are two stations in Richmond where you can board the train to Virginia Beach:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Where is the train station in Virginia Beach?

Virginia Beach has one train station:

  • Hampton Road Transit bus stop

Price trends for trains from Richmond to Virginia Beach

Average prices by travel date

£24£16£8NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£39£31£24£16£83020100

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