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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Richmond to Providence?

Lowest Price$46.00
Fastest Train10h 15m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Richmond to Providence

Average prices by travel date

$105$70$35AugAug

Monthly average prices

$175$140$105$70$35SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$175$140$105$70$353020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Richmond, VA to Providence, RI
5.0
Based on 1 reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users 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
4.0
Staff
3.0
Value
2.0
Condition
5.0
Kaelynn
5.0
February 14, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
I was super nervous about going on this trip at first just because I was traveling alone and it was my first time taking a train. It was actually super easy to navigate where I needed to be and the excitement for this trip outweighed the nervousness, I couldn’t have bee...More
Cons
N/A
Tips
Arrive early to find where you need to be, bring snacks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Providence 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.

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

In the last month, $54.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Providence, RI. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 21 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $124.46 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Providence?

The distance between Richmond and Providence is approximately 436 miles, or 701 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 15 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 Providence are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Saturday 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 10:00am. 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 Richmond to Providence?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Richmond to Providence.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Providence to Richmond. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Richmond to Providence for $86.00.

Which train should you take from Richmond to Providence?

2 train services operate from Richmond, Virginia to Providence, Rhode Island. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak112h 56m$71.64
Amtrak Northeast Regional310h 34m$75.46

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Where is the train station in Providence?

Providence has one train station:

  • Providence Station - 100 Gaspee St

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