Trains from New York to Staunton

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from New York to Staunton. Traveling by train from New York to Staunton usually takes around 8 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Cardinal train can make the trip in 8 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance323 mi (520 km)
Fastest train8h 5m
Lowest price$108.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Cardinal
Train lines2

Price trends for trains from New York to Staunton

Monthly average prices

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Which train should you take from New York to Staunton?

2 train services operate from New York to Staunton. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak117h 17m$403.00
Amtrak Cardinal18h 6m$177.24
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from New York to Staunton every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $403.

  • Amtrak Cardinal

    Amtrak Cardinal

    The Amtrak Cardinal is a long distance passenger rail service from New York to Chicago, connecting a total of 31 cities. As one of Amtrak's most scenic train routes, the Cardinal is a popular train line connecting the Northeast to the Southeast, and offers top-notch comfort thanks to its seats with extra legroom, free WiFi, power outlets, and snacks available for purchase in the Cardinal Café. There are usually 1 Cardinal trips from New York to Staunton per day, with an average trip length of 8 hours and 6 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Staunton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

The distance between New York and Staunton is approximately 323 miles, or 520 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 5 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 departing from New York to Staunton tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves New York at 6:00am and arrives in Staunton around 8 hours later.

Is there a direct train from New York to Staunton?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Staunton with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Staunton to New York.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main departure station: Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • Penn Station

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

  • South Station

Where is the train station in Staunton?

Main arrival station: 1 Middlebrook Ave

Staunton has one train station.

All train stations in Staunton:

  • 1 Middlebrook Ave

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