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How much are train tickets from Portland, OR to Richmond, VA?

Lowest Price$236.00
Fastest Train69h 15m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1
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Price trends for trains from Portland to Richmond

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Portland 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Portland to Richmond?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Portland to Richmond. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Portland to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $270.33 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Portland to Richmond. By booking your trip 3 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $156.87 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Portland to Richmond?

The distance between Portland and Richmond is approximately 2371 miles, or 3816 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 87 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 69 hours and 15 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 Portland to Richmond are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday 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 Portland at 2:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 2:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Portland to Richmond?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Richmond to Portland. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Portland to Richmond for $175.00.

What train services are there from Portland to Richmond?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Portland to Richmond. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33d 15h 15m$333.46

Where is the train station in Portland?

There is one train station in Portland:

  • Union Station - 800 NW 6th Ave

Where is the train station in Richmond?

Richmond receives travelers from Portland at its two active train stations:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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