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How much are train tickets from Blacksburg to Richmond?

Lowest Price$43.00
Fastest Train10h 27m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1
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Blacksburg-Richmond Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Blacksburg 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. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep 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 Blacksburg to Richmond?

While the train is the main method of transportation from Blacksburg to Richmond, it will only take you part of the way there. Please note that part of your trip will be on a different vehicle, most commonly a bus or express shuttle.

What is the price of a train ticket from Blacksburg to Richmond?

In the last month, $47.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Blacksburg, VA to Richmond, VA. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Blacksburg to Richmond?

The distance between Blacksburg and Richmond is approximately 165 miles, or 265 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 27 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 Blacksburg to Richmond are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 Blacksburg at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Blacksburg to Richmond?

There are 5 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 Blacksburg.

Which train should you take from Blacksburg to Richmond?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Blacksburg, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak512h 42m$52.27

Where is the train station in Blacksburg?

There is one train station in Blacksburg:

  • Virginia Tech Squires Student Ctr

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

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