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How much are train tickets from Richmond to Trenton?

Lowest Price$36.00
Fastest Train5h 9m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines5
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Price trends for trains from Richmond to Trenton

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Trenton 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 Richmond to Trenton?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Richmond to Trenton. 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.

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

In the last month, $43.76 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Trenton, NJ. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $52.65 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Trenton?

The distance between Richmond and Trenton is approximately 235 miles, or 378 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 29 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 9 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 Richmond to Trenton are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Friday 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 Richmond at 4:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 Richmond to Trenton?

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Richmond to Trenton.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Trenton to Richmond.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Trenton?

There are 5 train lines with service from Richmond, Virginia to Trenton, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 11m$55.53
Amtrak Carolinian15h 22m$47.51
Amtrak Northeast Regional35h 26m$52.86
Amtrak Palmetto15h 43m$54.34
Amtrak Silver Service15h 28m$53.76

Where is the train station in Richmond?

There are two stations in Richmond where you can board the train to Trenton:

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Where is the train station in Trenton?

Trenton has one train station:

  • 72 S Clinton Ave

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