Cheap train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond

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How much are train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond?

Lowest Price$38.00
Fastest2h 57m
Daily Schedules24
train companies5
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Overall score for Baltimore to Richmond
4.7
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
Deloris
4.0
August 22, 2019Visiting family
Pros
First train ride in several years, very enjoyable despite the delay [which was he to the very hot weather]
Cons
Nothing
Tips
None
Earl
5.0
June 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfortable and on time. Additionally, I love Main Street Station in Richmond.

Based on 1 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
1.0
Staff
5.0
Value
2.0
Condition
4.0
Francine
5.0
June 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Nice journey, I’m handicapped and the personnel was helpful.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Baltimore 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 Baltimore to Richmond was $49.65. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $19.96 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Baltimore to Richmond?

The distance between Baltimore and Richmond is approximately 128.93 miles, or 207.43 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 57 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 Baltimore to Richmond?

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Baltimore to Richmond

Typically there are 24 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. On the route to Richmond 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Baltimore to Richmond, usually offering 14 trips per day. 18 train trips per day are direct connections to Richmond, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Baltimore to Richmond, which start at $10.00.

Here are the 5 train companies that operate from Baltimore to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond start from $43.00, and on average cost $72.02. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Baltimore leaves from Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Baltimore to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 4 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $71.68 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 36m
Avg. Price
$72.02

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond start from $43.00, and on average cost $60.98. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Carolinian in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Baltimore to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 3 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $73.23 for a one-way weekend reservation from Baltimore.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 23m
Avg. Price
$60.98

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond start from $38.00, and on average cost $49.72. Daily there are 14 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Baltimore leaves from Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI) and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Baltimore to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 3 hours and 38 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $54.83 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 38m
Avg. Price
$49.72

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond start from $38.00, and on average cost $60.20. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Palmetto in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Baltimore to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 3 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Palmetto offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $66.97 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 17m
Avg. Price
$60.20

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Baltimore to Richmond start from $43.00, and on average cost $72.68. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Silver Service in Baltimore leaves from Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Baltimore to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 3 hours and 20 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 57 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $78.86 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$72.68

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Richmond that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Baltimore are:
  • Penn Station - 1500 N Charles St
  • Amtrak - MARC Station (BWI)
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to 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 stations in Richmond:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St