Cheap train tickets from Allentown to Richmond, VA

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How much are train tickets from Allentown to Richmond, VA?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Allentown to Richmond, VA?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Allentown 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 Allentown to Richmond was $85.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $45.00 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 Allentown to Richmond, VA?

The distance between Allentown and Richmond is approximately 236.38 miles, or 380.32 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 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 is the busiest day for trains from Allentown to Richmond?

On Monday trains from Allentown to Richmond are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Allentown to Richmond?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. One train carrier operates regular service on the Allentown to Richmond route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Allentown to Richmond, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Allentown 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Allentown to Richmond, VA, which start at $54.00.

One train company connects Allentown to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Allentown to Richmond start from $79.00, and on average cost $112.06. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Allentown leaves from Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St, And in Richmond trains arrive at 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other train station.

From Allentown to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 9 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $109.80 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

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Avg. Time
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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Allentown on their way to Richmond:
  • Bus Terminal - 325 Hamilton St
There are 2 different stations where trains from Allentown arrive 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 train stations in Richmond:
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St