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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Providence to Richmond?

Lowest Price€39.37
Fastest Train9h 49m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Providence to Richmond 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.

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

In the last month, €46.77 was the average price of a train ticket from Providence, RI to Richmond, VA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €86.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Providence to Richmond?

The distance between Providence and Richmond is approximately 436 miles, or 701 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 49 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Providence to Richmond are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Friday 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 Providence at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Providence to Richmond?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Providence to Richmond.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Providence. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Providence to Richmond for €47.93.

Which train should you take from Providence to Richmond?

2 train services operate from Providence, Rhode Island to Richmond, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak213h 23m€84.90
Amtrak Northeast Regional310h 51m€56.43

Where is the train station in Providence?

There is one train station in Providence:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond receives travelers from Providence at its two active train stations:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Price trends for trains from Providence to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

€77€51€26JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Providence, RI to Richmond, VA
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
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4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
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