Cheap Newark to Richmond train tickets

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Lowest Price$82.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Newark to Richmond ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Newark 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 Newark to Richmond was $114.38. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $73.98 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 journey from Newark to Richmond ? How far is Newark to Richmond ?

The distance between Newark to Richmond is 281.75 miles or 453.32 km. A train trip from Newark to Richmond typically takes 6 hours and 14 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 5 hours and 28 minutes to get from Newark to Richmond.

Going from Newark to Richmond by train takes over 6 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Newark to Richmond

Typically there are 14 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 Newark to Richmond, usually offering 7 trips per day. 11 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 Newark to Richmond, which start at $33.00.

Newark to Richmond is served by 5 train carriers

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Newark to Richmond start from $108.00, and on average cost $165.62. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Newark Intl Airport and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Newark to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 7 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 28 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $143.62 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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Avg. Time
7h 12m
Avg. Price
$165.62

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Newark to Richmond start from $82.00, and on average cost $112.24. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Carolinian in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Newark to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 5 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 28 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 $127.30 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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Avg. Time
5h 45m
Avg. Price
$112.24

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Newark to Richmond start from $82.00, and on average cost $130.40. Daily there are 7 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Newark to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 6 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 11 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $150.55 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

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Avg. Time
6h 8m
Avg. Price
$130.40

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Newark to Richmond start from $82.00, and on average cost $108.46. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Palmetto in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Newark to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 6 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 28 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Richmond on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $107.01 for a one-way weekend reservation from Newark.

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Avg. Time
6h 5m
Avg. Price
$108.46

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Newark to Richmond start from $82.00, and on average cost $135.29. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Richmond. Amtrak Silver Service in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd,

From Newark to Richmond train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 5 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 28 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $149.87 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

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Avg. Time
5h 51m
Avg. Price
$135.29
There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Richmond that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Newark serving this route is Penn Station, Newark Intl Airport.
  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport
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., The busiest departure station in Newark serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd, 1500 E Main St.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St