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Cheap train tickets from Atlanta to Richmond, VA


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Atlanta to Richmond, VA?

Lowest Price$109.00
Fastest Train13h 11m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Atlanta to Richmond, VA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Atlanta 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 Atlanta to Richmond was $122.40. 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 ride from Atlanta to Richmond, VA?

The distance between Atlanta and Richmond is approximately 470.15 miles, or 756.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 17 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 11 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Atlanta to Richmond?

On Saturday trains from Atlanta 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Atlanta to Richmond?

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. One train carrier operates regular service on the Atlanta to Richmond route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Atlanta to Richmond, usually offering 4.017 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Atlanta 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Atlanta to Richmond, VA, which start at $1.00.

One train company connects Atlanta to Richmond


Amtrak train tickets from Atlanta to Richmond start from $109.00, and on average cost $130.19. Daily there are 4.016949 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Atlanta leaves from Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Atlanta to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 17 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 13 hours and 11 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4.25 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $131.28 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Avg. Time
17h 35m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Atlanta on their way to Richmond:
  • Peachtree Station - 1688 Peachtree St NW
There are 2 different stations where trains from Atlanta arrive in Richmond. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Richmond:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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