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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Fresno, CA to Richmond, CA?

Lowest Price$25.50
Fastest Train3h 37m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Fresno to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15JulJul

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Fresno 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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 Fresno to Richmond?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Fresno to Richmond. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Fresno to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $26.54 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Fresno to Richmond. By booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.55 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Fresno to Richmond?

The distance between Fresno and Richmond is approximately 164 miles, or 263 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 37 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 Fresno 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 Tuesday 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 Fresno at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Fresno to Richmond?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Richmond. 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 Richmond to Fresno.

What train services are there from Fresno to Richmond?

2 train services operate from Fresno to Richmond. Amtrak San Joaquins usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak15h 25m$35.06
Amtrak San Joaquins43h 39m$27.58

Where is the train station in Fresno?

There is one train station in Fresno:

  • Santa Fe Station - 2650 Tulare St

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond has one train station:

  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave

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