Cheap Philadelphia to Richmondtrain tickets

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How to find cheap train tickets from Philadelphia to Richmond?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia to Richmond was $281.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 1 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $132.00 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 journey from Philadelphia to Richmond? How far is Philadelphia to Richmond?

The distance between Philadelphia and Richmond is 2510.99 miles or 4040.03 km. A train trip from Philadelphia to Richmond typically takes 80 hours, If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 77 hours and 17 minutes to get from Philadelphia to Richmond.

Going from Philadelphia to Richmond by train takes over 80 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Philadelphia 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Philadelphia to Richmond

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Richmond. One train carrier operates regular service on the Philadelphia to Richmond route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Philadelphia to Richmond, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Philadelphia 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 carrier connects Philadelphia to Richmond

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Philadelphia to Richmond start from $232.00, and on average cost $338.53. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Richmond. Amtrak in Philadelphia leaves from 30th St Station - 2955 Market St, And in Richmond trains arrive at BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave,

From Philadelphia to Richmond train travel on Amtrak takes 79 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Richmond faster, Amtrak offers more express-schedule options with a travel time of 77 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $423.88 for a one-way train ticket to Richmond.

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Avg. Time
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There is one train station from which trains depart Philadelphia on their way to Richmond. The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Richmond from Philadelphia., The busiest departure station in Philadelphia serving this route is BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave.
  • BART Station - 1700 Nevin Ave