Cheap train tickets from Durham to Richmond

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How much are train tickets from Durham to Richmond?

Lowest Price$41.00
Fastest4h 37m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Durham to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Durham 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 Durham to Richmond was $41.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 10 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $1.00 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 Durham to Richmond?

The distance between Durham and Richmond is approximately 134.14 miles, or 215.82 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 5 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 37 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 Durham to Richmond?

On Tuesday trains from Durham 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.

Amtrak Carolinian has the most connections between Durham to Richmond

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Richmond 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Carolinian offers the most scheduled departures between Durham to Richmond, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Richmond with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

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

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Durham to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Durham to Richmond start from $55.00, and on average cost $56.33. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Durham leaves from 601 W Main St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 1500 E Main St,

From Durham to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 37 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $57.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Durham.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
10h 11m
Avg. Price
$56.33

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Durham to Richmond start from $41.00, and on average cost $45.78. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Carolinian in Durham leaves from 601 W Main St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Durham to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 4 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 37 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 $47.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from Durham.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 39m
Avg. Price
$45.78

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Durham on their way to Richmond. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Durham are:
  • 601 W Main St
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