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How much are train tickets from New York to Richmond?

Lowest Price$37.00
Fastest Train5h 51m
Trains Per Day7
Train Lines5
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Price trends for trains from New York to Richmond

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Richmond, VA
5.0
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
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5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
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Timothy
5.0
October 8, 2019Vacation
Pros
Easy to navigate your website and book the trip, no issues at all. Thanks so much!

Based on 1 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)
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5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
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Condition
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Richmond?

In the last month, $49.94 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Richmond, VA. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $58.23 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New York to Richmond?

The distance between New York and Richmond is approximately 286 miles, or 460 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 51 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 New York 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 Wednesday 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 New York at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New York to Richmond?

There are 7 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Richmond. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Richmond for $35.00.

Which train should you take from New York to Richmond?

There are 5 train lines with service from New York, New York to Richmond, Virginia. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 4m$146.05
Amtrak Carolinian16h 5m$53.71
Amtrak Northeast Regional46h 41m$58.60
Amtrak Palmetto16h 10m$63.18
Amtrak Silver Service16h 13m$63.07

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond receives travelers from New York at its two active train stations:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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