Cheap Richmond to Philadelphia  train tickets

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Lowest Price$58.00
Fastest4h 32m
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I purchased the tickets for someone else to travel. They did not complain about anything, so I guess their trip was good.

How to find cheap train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia was $61.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $46.82 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 Philadelphia ? How far is Richmond to Philadelphia ?

The distance between Richmond to Philadelphia is 206.85 miles or 332.80 km. A train trip from Richmond to Philadelphia typically takes 4 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Amtrak Northeast Regional. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 32 minutes to get from Richmond to Philadelphia.

Going from Richmond to Philadelphia by train takes over 4 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 Philadelphia 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Northeast Regional has the most connections between Richmond to Philadelphia

Typically there are 10 schedules to compare for your trip to Philadelphia. On the route to Philadelphia 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Northeast Regional offers the most scheduled departures between Richmond to Philadelphia, usually offering 6 trips per day. 10 train trips per day are direct connections to Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, which start at $1.00.

Richmond to Philadelphia is served by 4 train carriers

Amtrak Carolinian

Amtrak Carolinian train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from $58.00, and on average cost $77.36. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Carolinian schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Carolinian in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Carolinian takes 4 hours and 48 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Carolinian offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Carolinian scheduled trip per day, which will cost $83.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

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Avg. Time
4h 48m
Avg. Price
$77.36

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from $58.00, and on average cost $79.47. Daily there are 6 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 5 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $92.29 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

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Avg. Time
5h 0m
Avg. Price
$79.47

Amtrak Palmetto

Amtrak Palmetto train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from $58.00, and on average cost $74.86. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Palmetto schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Palmetto in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Palmetto takes 5 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Palmetto offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Philadelphia on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Palmetto scheduled trip per day, which will cost $78.36 for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

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Avg. Time
5h 10m
Avg. Price
$74.86

Amtrak Silver Service

Amtrak Silver Service train tickets from Richmond to Philadelphia start from $58.00, and on average cost $76.79. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Silver Service schedules to Philadelphia. Amtrak Silver Service in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Philadelphia trains arrive at 30th St Station - 2955 Market St,

From Richmond to Philadelphia train travel on Amtrak Silver Service takes 4 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Philadelphia faster, Amtrak Silver Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 32 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Silver Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $81.27 for a one-way train ticket to Philadelphia.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 54m
Avg. Price
$76.79

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia from Richmond., The busiest departure station in Richmond serving this route is 30th St Station - 2955 Market St.
  • 30th St Station - 2955 Market St