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How much are train tickets from Tampa to Richmond?

Lowest Price$106.00
Fastest Train17h 52m
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Tampa-Richmond Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from Tampa to Richmond

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Tampa 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.

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

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Tampa 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.

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

In the last month, $107.14 was the average price of a train ticket from Tampa, FL to Richmond, VA. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $27.29 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Tampa to Richmond?

The distance between Tampa and Richmond is approximately 724 miles, or 1165 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 52 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 Tampa 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Tampa at 10:00am and arrives in Richmond around 17 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Tampa to Richmond?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Richmond with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Tampa. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Tampa to Richmond for $98.00.

Which train should you take from Tampa to Richmond?

2 train services operate from Tampa, Florida to Richmond, Virginia. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak119h 48m$110.11
Amtrak Silver Service118h 40m$108.56

Where is the train station in Tampa?

There is one train station in Tampa:

  • Union Station - 601 N Nebraska Ave

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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