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Chicago to Richmond train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$172.00
Shortest Duration52h 0m
Trips per day2
train carriers2
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How to book cheap Chicago to Richmond train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Chicago to Richmond is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Chicago to Richmond were $187.00. By booking 10 days out, tickets are on average $54.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Chicago to Richmond?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Chicago to Richmond by train is at 2:00 PM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 1:00 PM on Monday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak from Chicago to Richmond has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 train trips per day. Amtrak has the most options for departures from Chicago to Richmond, with an average of 1 trip per day and 20 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from Chicago to Richmond. Of the 2 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

2 carriers offer Chicago to Richmond train trips

Amtrak

Book Amtrak from Chicago to Richmond from $172.00. There are 1 Amtrak schedules from Chicago to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $220.94 for a Amtrak ticket to Richmond. In Chicago, Amtrak departs to Richmond from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Richmond, Amtrak arrives at BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak from Chicago to Richmond takes 58 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak trip will get you to Richmond in 52 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $215.78 for a weekend getaway trip to Richmond.

Air conditioning
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Avg. Time
10h 25m
Avg. Price
$220.94

Amtrak California Zephyr

Book Amtrak California Zephyr from Chicago to Richmond from $138.00. There are 1 Amtrak California Zephyr schedules from Chicago to Richmond and you can expect on average to pay $196.77 for a Amtrak California Zephyr ticket to Richmond. In Chicago, Amtrak California Zephyr departs to Richmond from Union Station - 225 S Canal St and no other station. In Richmond, Amtrak California Zephyr arrives at BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak California Zephyr from Chicago to Richmond takes 51 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak California Zephyr offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $211.62 for a weekend getaway trip to Richmond.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
Avg. Time
3h 59m
Avg. Price
$196.77

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Chicago. Most train trips to Richmond will depart from Union Station - 225 S Canal St.
  • Union Station - 225 S Canal St
Train trips arrive in Richmond at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave are the main train stations in Richmond for trips arriving from Chicago.
  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave