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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to Richmond?

Lowest price$41.00
Fastest train8h 1m
Trains per day4
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven to Richmond 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.

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

In the last month, $60.31 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT to Richmond, VA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $117.80 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New Haven to Richmond?

The distance between New Haven and Richmond is approximately 354 miles, or 570 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 1 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 New Haven 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 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 New Haven at 12:00am 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 New Haven to Richmond?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from New Haven to Richmond.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to New Haven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Haven to Richmond for $100.00.

Which train should you take from New Haven to Richmond?

2 train services operate from New Haven, Connecticut to Richmond, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional 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
Amtrak110h 54m$133.47
Amtrak Northeast Regional48h 46m$90.66

Amtrak train tickets from New Haven to Richmond start from $41, and on average cost $133. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in New Haven leaves from Union Station, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd, From New Haven to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $117 for a one-way weekend reservation from New Haven.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from New Haven to Richmond start from $41, and on average cost $91. Daily there are 4 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Northeast Regional in New Haven leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station. From New Haven to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 8 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 1 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $111 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Price trends for trains from New Haven to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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