Cheap Richmond to Ottumwa  train tickets


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Lowest Price$151.00
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How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Ottumwa ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Ottumwa 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 Richmond to Ottumwa was $178.50. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 8 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 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 Richmond to Ottumwa ? How far is Richmond to Ottumwa ?

The distance between Richmond to Ottumwa is 835.24 miles or 1343.85 km. A train trip from Richmond to Ottumwa typically takes 37 hours, If you are looking to get to Ottumwa faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 32 hours and 45 minutes to get from Richmond to Ottumwa.

Going from Richmond to Ottumwa by train takes over 37 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 Friday trains from Richmond to Ottumwa 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak has the most connections between Richmond to Ottumwa

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


Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Ottumwa start from $151.00, and on average cost $178.50. Daily there are 4 Amtrak schedules to Ottumwa. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Ottumwa trains arrive at 210 W Main St,

From Richmond to Ottumwa train travel on Amtrak takes 36 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottumwa faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 33 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Richmond on their way to Ottumwa. The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
There is one train station where trains arrive in Ottumwa from Richmond., The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 210 W Main St.
  • 210 W Main St