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train lines4
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What train companies travel to Richmond, California?

Located in California, Richmond is accessible by train from 27 other cities. You can choose from 237 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Richmond on Wanderu. Amtrak usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Richmond are also available..

Train companies serving Richmond

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak20814h 27m€84.28
Amtrak California Zephyr221d 3h 38m€144.49
Amtrak Capitol Corridor150h 35m€13.27
Amtrak San Joaquins142h 33m€19.10
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey.

  • Amtrak’s California Zephyr travels over 2,400 miles to connect Chicago to the San Francisco area. The full journey takes over 50 hours, so many passengers upgrade to a sleeper cabin for added privacy and comfort. The Zephyr is one of Amtrak’s most scenic routes, and the sightseer lounge’s panoramic windows offer the best views of the Rockies, the Sierra Nevadas, and the Great Salt Lake along the route.

  • Since 1991, Capitol Corridor has connected Auburn to San Jose, with stops in Sacramento, Oakland, Berkeley, and 15 other cities in Northern California. The route's convenient transport to various cities includes breathtaking scenery guaranteed to help pass the time. Each train offers onboard WiFi and a cafe car for the comfort of passengers, as well as ample bicycle and luggage storage.

  • After becoming a permanent Amtrak rail route in 1974, the San Joaquins has offered train services throughout California and the San Joaquin Valley. The line runs daily from the San Francisco Bay Area to Bakersfield, with many stops in between, including Martinez and Modesto. Although Amtrak San Joaquins is one of the nation's busiest routes, it is renowned for being impeccably clean and safe, with passenger comfort remaining the carrier's highest priority. Most of the trains on this line are equipped with lavatories, onboard WiFi, disabled access, and personal power outlets, ensuring a comfortable journey for every passenger.

Which train service has the best service to Richmond?

Based on customers travel reviews, travelers who booked on Wanderu rave about traveling to Richmond by train with Amtrak Capitol Corridor giving them a 4.4 rating out of 5.

Travelers also mentioned that Amtrak California Zephyr had the most comfortable train service to Richmond taking into account the seats and amenities that Amtrak California Zephyr offers. They rate Amtrak California Zephyr a 4.8 out of 5 when it comes to just how relaxing and enjoyable their experience was onboard.

If you are looking to arrive to Richmond punctually, travelers suggest that Amtrak has the best on time performance on their train schedules to Richmond, rating them a 4.7 based on their on time arrivals.

Frequently Asked Questions

€2.77 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Richmond, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on buses from your city to Richmond. In the last month, trains from Emeryville to Richmond had the lowest average price at €7.19.

The main train station in Richmond is BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave. As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Richmond.

The closest airport to Richmond is Metropolitan Oakland Intl Airport (OAK), it is located 16.4 miles from the city center of Richmond.
Richmond ranks number 21 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 108 in United States. Richmond ranks number 13 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Richmond via train service. On average 184 direct daily train trips serve Richmond.
The population of Richmond is 109708. Richmond ranks number 33 in terms of population in California and number 148 in all of United States.
Train tickets to Richmond range from €3 for a short trip to Richmond, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Richmond starts at , and a longer trip by train to Richmond can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as €61.
People who take the train to Richmond are most often visiting their families or loved ones. With frequent schedules, the ability to book and hop on a train last minute make taking a train to Richmond easy whether you're planning a trip far in advance or need some quality time with loved ones at the last minute.
The closest train station to the city center of Richmond is BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave, located just 0.4 miles away. Select BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Richmond. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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