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Hartford-Richmond Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Hartford to Richmond?

Lowest Price$66.50
Fastest Train9h 42m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford 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 Hartford to Richmond?

In the last month, $67.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to Richmond, VA. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Hartford to Richmond?

The distance between Hartford and Richmond is approximately 386 miles, or 621 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 42 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 Hartford 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 Monday 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 Hartford at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. 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 Hartford to Richmond?

Trains leave the station in Hartford 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 Richmond 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 Richmond to Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to Richmond for $54.00.

Which train should you take from Hartford to Richmond?

Amtrak Northeast Regional is the one and only train line which connects Hartford, Connecticut to Richmond, Virginia. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Northeast Regional210h 10m$113.00

Where is the train station in Hartford?

There is one train station in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Price trends for trains from Hartford to Richmond

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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