Cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Richmond


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How much are train tickets from Rensselaer to Richmond?

Lowest Price$107.00
Fastest9h 44m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Rensselaer to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer to Richmond was $107.00. 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 $83.00 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 Rensselaer to Richmond?

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.

What's the best day to take the train from Rensselaer to Richmond?

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 has the most connections between Rensselaer to Richmond

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. One train carrier operates regular service on the Rensselaer to Richmond route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Rensselaer to Richmond, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Rensselaer to Richmond, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Rensselaer to Richmond


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.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Rensselaer on their way to Richmond. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Rensselaer are:
  • Albany-Rensselaer Station - 525 East 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