Cheap San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA train tickets

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How much are San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA train tickets?

Lowest Price$509.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Richmond is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from San Luis Obispo to Richmond was $509.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 3 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA? How far is San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA?

The distance between San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA is 2388.67 miles or 3843.22 km. A train trip from San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA typically takes 90 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 89 hours and 59 minutes to get from San Luis Obispo to Richmond.

Going from San Luis Obispo to Richmond by train takes over 90 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from San Luis Obispo to Richmond are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between San Luis Obispo to Richmond VA

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. One train carrier operates regular service on the San Luis Obispo to Richmond route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between San Luis Obispo to Richmond, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from San Luis Obispo to Richmond, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects San Luis Obispo to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from San Luis Obispo to Richmond start from $265.00, and on average cost $387.00. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in San Luis Obispo leaves from 1011 Railroad Ave and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From San Luis Obispo to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 90 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 89 hours and 59 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $509.00 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

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Avg. Time
3d 18h 5m
Avg. Price
$387.00

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Richmond that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in San Luis Obispo serving this route is 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113, 1011 Railroad Ave.
  • 1 Grand Avenue, Building 113
  • 1011 Railroad Ave
There is one train station where trains arrive in Richmond from San Luis Obispo., The busiest departure station in San Luis Obispo serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd