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There are 5 daily trains from Quantico to Petersburg. Traveling by train from Quantico to Petersburg usually takes around 3 hours and 27 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 2 hours and 8 minutes.
|Distance||90 mi (144 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 8m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak|
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Which train should you take from Quantico to Petersburg?
There are 3 train lines with service from Quantico, Virginia to Petersburg, Virginia. Amtrak is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Carolinian||1||2h 15m||€30.45|
|Amtrak Northeast Regional||2||2h 11m||€30.45|
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. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Quantico to Petersburg every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €22.
The Amtrak Carolinian is a passenger train service which connects New York City and Washington, DC to some of the most charming destinations in North Carolina. The Carolinian runs an average of 1 trips per day between Quantico and Petersburg, all of which include seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available in the Café car. The average Amtrak Carolinian ticket price for this route is , and the trip usually lasts around 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Amtrak Northeast Regional
The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Quantico to Petersburg, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Quantico to Petersburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Quantico to Petersburg?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Quantico to Petersburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 Quantico at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. 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 Quantico to Petersburg?
There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Petersburg. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Petersburg to Quantico.
Where is the train station in Quantico?
There is one train station in Quantico.
Where is the train station in Petersburg?
Petersburg has one train station.
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