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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Richmond to Newport News?

Lowest Price$16.00
Fastest Train1h 23m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Richmond to Newport News during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Richmond to Newport News?

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

In the last month, $16.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Richmond, VA to Newport News, VA. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $12.00 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Richmond to Newport News?

The distance between Richmond and Newport News is approximately 62 miles, or 99 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 23 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Richmond to Newport News 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 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Newport News?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Newport News. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

Which train should you take from Richmond to Newport News?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 58m$17.01
Amtrak Northeast Regional21h 43m$16.97

Amtrak train tickets from Richmond to Newport News start from $16, and on average cost $17. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Newport News. Amtrak in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd, And in Newport News trains arrive at 9304 Warwick Blvd, From Richmond to Newport News train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 58 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newport News faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Newport News on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Richmond.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Richmond to Newport News start from $16, and on average cost $17. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to Newport News. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Richmond leaves from 7519 Staples Mill Rd and one other station. And in Newport News trains arrive at 9304 Warwick Blvd, From Richmond to Newport News train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 1 hours and 43 minutes. If you are looking to get to Newport News faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 23 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Newport News.

Where is the train station in Richmond?

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

  • 7519 Staples Mill Rd
  • 1500 E Main St

Where is the train station in Newport News?

Newport News has one train station:

  • 9304 Warwick Blvd

Price trends for trains from Richmond to Newport News

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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