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How much are train tickets from Burlington, NC to Richmond, VA?

Lowest Price$42.00
Fastest Train5h 18m
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Burlington 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $50.50 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Burlington to Richmond.

How long is the train journey from Burlington to Richmond?

The distance between Burlington and Richmond is approximately 149 miles, or 240 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 18 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 Burlington 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?

The earliest train departs Burlington at 8:00am 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.

How many trains per day run from Burlington to Richmond?

Trains leave the station in Burlington twice a day, so thre are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Richmond faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Burlington. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Burlington to Richmond for $50.00.

What train services are there from Burlington to Richmond?

2 train services operate from Burlington to Richmond. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak110h 51m$59.00
Amtrak Carolinian15h 18m$38.00

Where is the train station in Burlington?

There is one train station in Burlington:

  • 101 N Main St

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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