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Richmond - Reno Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Richmond to Reno. Traveling by train from Richmond to Reno usually takes around 6 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 5 hours and 13 minutes.

Distance175 mi (282 km)
Fastest train5h 13m
Lowest price$43.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, $49.32 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, CA to Reno, NV. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.86 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25SepOct

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Richmond to Reno will vary between $49 and $66. Planning a train trip to Reno within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Richmond over the next 7 days is $49. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Richmond to Reno by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $50 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Richmond to Reno in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $56 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Reno from Richmond will be about $12.86 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Reno?

2 train services operate from Richmond, California to Reno, Nevada. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 0m$55.39
Amtrak California Zephyr16h 34m$47.30
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 1 Amtrak trains from Richmond to Reno every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $48.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Richmond to Reno. 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 long is the train journey from Richmond to Reno?

The distance between Richmond and Reno is approximately 175 miles, or 282 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 13 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 Richmond to Reno 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 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Reno?

Trains leave the station in Richmond twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Reno faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Reno to Richmond.

City Information

Reno

Dazzling with neon lights and bustling through the night, Reno is a great destination for those seeking top-class entertainment. Though considerably outshined by Las Vegas, Reno still brings unique attractions to the table. Among the most notable destinations for non-gamblers is an independent art scene down at Riverwalk, where indie galleries as well as restaurants abound. Fans of the great outdoors should not miss out on nearby Lake Tahoe, which stands among the most beautiful vacation destinations in the country.

At its core, Reno is still a city for gamblers, and it certainly does not disappoint. Slot machines, table games and cabaret shows are available at the local casinos, ready to tempt risk-takers who wish to court Lady Luck.

Right in the heart of downtown Reno, you will find the Reno Amtrak station from where you can take a train to Northern California and beyond. The local Reno-Tahoe International Airport is located outside of the city and it provides quick access to international flight routes. The main bus stop that serves Reno is also located at the airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Richmond.

Where is the train station in Reno?

Arrival stations

Reno has one train station.

Need a return trip from Reno to Richmond?

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