The distance between Rensselaer and Richmond is approximately 403.07 miles, or 648.52 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 12 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 44 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.
If you want to avoid a crowded train, Thursday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Rensselaer to Richmond.
In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Sunday. If you are planning to book travel for Sunday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.
Amtrak train tickets from Rensselaer to Richmond start from $107.00, and on average cost $152.24. Daily there are 6 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Rensselaer leaves from Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.
From Rensselaer to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 12 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 44 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $149.84 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.