Cheap Richmond to New York train tickets

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How much are Richmond to New York train tickets?

Lowest Price$82.00
Fastest6h 5m
Daily Schedules10
train carriers4
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Overall score for Richmond to New York
4.5
Based on 4 reviews
Amtrak Carolinian
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsRatings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
5.0
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Brenda
4.0
June 10, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The staff was great!
Cons
Make sure that all seats recline.
Amtrak Northeast Regional
5.0
Based on 2 reviews
Based on 2 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.5
Condition
5.0
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Cheryl
5.0
September 17, 2019Vacation
Pros
It was so much better than driving, dealing with back ups, tolls, parking expenses.
Cons
WiFi apparently works on laptops, but not on cell phones. On the 97 return to Richmond last night (9/18) the right side electrical strips went out after the engine switch-over to Diesel. Not sure if a breaker tripped?
Tips
Getting to the metro from Penn Station is easy, but is a bit daunting on your first trip as was finding Amtrak for the return. But, in spite of what you've heard about New Yorkers, they are actually the friendliest, most helpful people I've met. Don't be afraid to ask f...More
Rose
5.0
April 29, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was amazing.
Cons
None
Tips
Too use wanderu
Amtrak Silver Service
4.0
Based on 1 reviews
Based on 1 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with Amtrak Silver Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
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Melinda
4.0
June 1, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The fantastic experience of not driving to NYC!
Cons
If trains could be on time!
Tips
Check status of AMTRACK before leaving home.

How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to New York ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to New York 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 New York was $92.58. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 28 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $68.70 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 New York ? How far is Richmond to New York ?

The distance between Richmond to New York is 286.18 miles or 460.45 km. A train trip from Richmond to New York typically takes 6 hours and 34 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 5 minutes to get from Richmond to New York.

Going from Richmond to New York by train takes over 6 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 Wednesday trains from Richmond to New York 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Richmond to New York

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. On the route to New York 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to New York, usually offering 6 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to New York, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Richmond to New York, which start at $1.00.

Richmond to New York is served by 4 train carriers

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to New York start from $82.00, and on average cost $108.83. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to New York. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 6 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $118.46 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

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Avg. Time
6h 26m
Avg. Price
$108.83

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to New York start from $82.00, and on average cost $120.99. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 6 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $137.09 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 35m
Avg. Price
$120.99

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Richmond to New York start from $82.00, and on average cost $105.54. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to New York. Amtrak Palmetto in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 6 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $112.24 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 44m
Avg. Price
$105.54

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Richmond to New York start from $82.00, and on average cost $104.40. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to New York. Amtrak Silver Service in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Richmond to New York train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 6 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 5 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $106.84 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 32m
Avg. Price
$104.40

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to New York that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 7519 Staples Mill Rd, 1500 E Main St.
  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New York from Richmond., The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is Penn Station.
  • Penn Station